Thursday, 11 February 2010

Irish Poetry Presses Part 2

Arlen House. Galway. Editor: Alan Hayes. Originally a feminist press. Publishes: Colette Nic Aodha, Orfhlaith Foyle, Nuala Ni Chonchuir, Patrick Cotter, Celia de Fréine, James Martyn, Geraldine Mills, Terry McDonagh. The link just goes to a webpage with an email. Not exactly a high profile online presence.

Doghouse Tralee, Editor: Noel King, Publishes: Aine Moynihan, Barbara Smith, Anatoly Kudryavitsky, Bob Fitzsimons, Hugh O'DOnnell, John W Sexton, Catherine Ann Cullen, Joseph Horgan, Gabriel Rosenstock, Liam Aungier, Tommy Frank O'Connor and others. Check out the author photos. Some are just the littleist bit scary, no?

Bradshaw Books, Cork. No real online presence. Publishes Chuck Kruger, Helen Kidd, Gail Ritchie, Jan O'Brien, Mary Rose Callan, Ann Egan, Eugene O’Connell, Matthew Geden, Roderick Ford and others.

Lagan Press, Belfast, Editor: ? Publishes: Victor Price, Sam Gardiner, David Chambers, Francis O'Hare, Gerald Dawe, Mark Roper, Dierdre Cartmill, Hugh McFadden, Janet, Shepperson, Norman Dugdale, Jean Bleakney, Moyra Donaldson, Maria McManus, Sam Gardiner and others

Lapwing, Belfast, Small press. Editor: Adam Rudden. Publishes: Byron Beynon, Patricia Byrne, Marie Gahan, Margaret Galvin, Mary Hanlon, Jan Oskar Hansen, J.C. Ireson, Deirdre Kearney, Ruth Kennedy, Martin Lytton, Marie Mac Sweeney, Sue Moules, Tommy Murray and others.

Summer Palace Press, Donegal, Small press. Editor: Joan Newmann? Publishes:Denise Blake, Kate Newmann, Ruth Carr, John McGuckian, Don Byrne, Stewart Parker. No web presence, only email Not sure I'd go with a publisher without even a blog. What do you think?

Am I missing any more?


BarbaraS said...

What about Summer Palace Press, based in Donegal, I think, Joan Newmann is editor: they've published authors such as Denise Blake, Kate Newmann, Ruth Carr, John McGuckian, Don Byrne, Stewart Parker, amongst many others.

Emerging Writer said...

Thanks Barbara. I've added it.