Books are gorgeous but this book is just divine. The

Books are gorgeous but this book is just divine. The illustrations, the cover, the inset, the feel.. Oh and the writing! I attended the talk on #griefisthethingwithfeathers with Max Porter, Cillian Murphy and Enda Walsh at Borris 2018. A cosy, creative chat was had. All the lads seemed to connect within their work on the […]

Stinging Fly Magazine celebrating their first 20 years from 1998-2018

Stinging Fly Magazine celebrating their first 20 years from 1998-2018 with this super thick volume of short stories. First up is the big vocab kinda guy, Colin Barrett and his story “Let’s go kill ourselves”. This is a treat for me, and could be for you too. Oh, readers of short and good fiction. . […]

Reading the future, new writing from Ireland. Published to celebrate

Reading the future, new writing from Ireland. Published to celebrate 250 years of the brilliant Bookshop, Hodges Figges. Simon Lewis, my modest poet has a gorgeous, gorgeous poem about one of the best days of our lives in it too! Inside we have all sorts of writing from short stories, poetry, crime, children’s writing, Irish […]

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout. This book is made up

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout. This book is made up of various seemingly disjointed stories of characters all connected by Olive! Enjoyed first story very much. Requires switch to move from story to story but Elizabeth writes do nicely, it’s made easier. . . #elizabethStrout #oliveKitteridge #fiction #whatiamreading #reading #novel #strout #rozzie

Writers’ Forum Magazine. I really enjoy the articles in this

Writers’ Forum Magazine. I really enjoy the articles in this and had forgotten how useful a tool it is for writing. Whether you’re an emerging, beginning or super established writer, there is something in this for you! Some lovely pick up and go writing prompts for creative writing or teaching writing to children or adults. […]

Almost Corner Bookshop, Trastevere. A gorgeous English language Bookshop in

Almost Corner Bookshop, Trastevere. A gorgeous English language Bookshop in the very cool and funky Trastevere district of Rome. The bookseller tells me that there are two others in Rome. Didn’t catch their names! May have purchased a book of sonnets for @simonmlewis . . . #bookhaul #rome #trastevere #almostcornerbookshop #rozzie

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