The literary journals championing new Irish writing

Ireland is well known as a haven of writing talent, but a crucial role in nurturing that talent is played by literary journals with small but devoted readerships. Here, we look at some of the best in the country

14th March, 2021
The literary journals championing new Irish writing

In Ireland, social distancing guidelines notwithstanding, chances are that you’re never more than two metres away from a writer. Every year, our already burgeoning literary talent pool seems to multiply exponentially. But while much has been made of the next generation of Irish authors, less is said about the editors and outlets which foster this talent.

Pull back the curtain on any thriving literary scene, and you’ll find a thriving literary journal scene....

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