Poems by Terese Svoboda - a recent Guggenheim fellow, author of 18 books of poetry, fiction, translation, memoir, and biography. Her most recent book of poetry is Professor Harriman's Steam Air-Ship (Eyewear 2016).
An excerpt from Terese Svoboda's biography of radical feminist Irish-American poet Lola Ridge, ahead of Svoboda's talk and reading at the James Joyce Cultural Centre in Dublin, presented by New Dublin Press.
Eleanor Hooker is an Irish poet and writer living in North Tipperary. Her debut collection of poems, The Shadow Owner's Companion, was published by Dedalus Press in 2012. Her second collection will be published this year.
Poet and critic Gerald Dawe on Joyce's A Portrait: "Maybe this is why it is still easier to fall for the image of ‘Joyce the artist’, rather than read the lesson according to Joyce, squinting at his country with the tolerance of one who knows how to hate it and why he cannot."
As we launch our series, Modern Portraits - reflections on James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as A Young Man by 21st century writers and artists - NDP's Marty Gilroy writes about Joyce's personal, artistic rebellion in 1916.
The third and final instalment of our epic interview with poet Ernest Hilbert: "People confuse having a well-paid MFA teaching job with being “a poet,” which is why Poet turns up on those lists of the most competitive jobs. It’s actually the least competitive, if you look at how much lackluster poetry gets published."