Posts tagged "The Pickled Body"

The Book and The Poet: Dimitra Xidous

The Book and The Poet: Dimitra Xidous

In Profile: Dimitra Xidous – Keeping Bees

I have been a fan of the work of the brilliant Dimitra Xidous for a few years now and was delighted to attend her book launch in Galway in 2014 and purchase her first collection, released through Doire Press.

As Dimitra is a massive Federico Garcia Lorca fan like myself, it is only obvious I would be attracted to her work and style of writing which is unique among the many books released throughout the year in Ireland. The poetry of Xidous has the potential to drop into my obsessive-collective of Neruda, Lorca, Handal and Simic, so I really look forward to future work from her.

12 More of the Best Irish Literary Magazines You Should Read and Support

12 More of the Best Irish Literary Magazines You Should Read and Support

Many times I admit to being a literary magazine/journal and Chapbook hoarder and when people see my collection they gasp and possibly mumble WTF! A few years back I wrote this post 10 Best Irish Literary Magazines You Should Read and Support and at the time, these were some of the journals I was regularly reading.