Oisín Breen

Poet

Edinburgh
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Author's Bio

Oisín Breen is a 36 year-old poet, part-time PhD candidate in narratological complexity at Edinburgh University, and financial journalist, covering the registered investment advisory space in the US.

Dublin born Breen's critically aclaimed debut collection, ‘Flowers, all sorts in blossom, figs, berries, and fruits, forgotten’ was released Mar. 2020 by Edinburgh’s Hybrid Press (https://hybriddreich.co.uk/product/oisin...).

Primarily a proponent of long-form style-orientated poetry infused with the philosophical, Breen has been published (as a poet) in About Place, The Blue Nib, Books Ireland, the Seattle Star, Northern Gravy, Modern Literature, La Piccioletta Barca, the Bosphorus Review of Books, Mono, Zvona i Nari, Dreich Magazine, Yellerzine, the New English Review, Griffel, Kairos, Black Poppy, Permeable Barrier, the Kleksograph, the Loch Raven Review, Metaworker, Universe, Visual Verse, Fiery Scribe, the Lotus Eater, Discretionary Love, the Phantom Kangaroo, the Door is Ajar, New Feathers Anthology, the noir anthology, Autumn Noir, published by Unsettling Reads, the Madrigal, In Parentheses, the Oxford Middle East Review, and several now defunct online magazines from the early 2000s.

He also has work forthcoming in The North Dakota Quarterly, Reservoir Road, the Roadrunner Review, Stepaway Magazine, the New Note, Drunk Monkeys, Book of Matches, Rock & Sling, Disquiet, Nether, Inklette, the Poetica Review, the Stratford Quarterly, Gaia Literary Review, Abstract, Meniscus, Thimble Literary Magazine, Crow of Minerva, fresh work in La Piccioletta Barca, and two anthologies, one from Wingless Dreamer, Breath of Love, and another from Silhouette, provisionally titled Spirit of Fire and Dust.

In non-fiction, Breen is published in the Blue Mountain Review, as a social journalist, RIABiz.com as a financial journalist, FXStreet, as a foreign exchange trade reporter, where he was nominated as writer of the year, and SeekingAlpha as a stock analyst.

Listen to a podcast, discussing writing, and including a performance of 'The Lapwing', here: https://northerngravy.com/podcast-3/

Poems available to read online include:

Time moves swiftly even through the leaves of trees (the Seattle Star): https://www.seattlestar.net/2021/04/time...

October (the Seattle Star):
https://www.seattlestar.net/2021/06/octo...

The Path to Wonder Ever Carries Traces of Oblivion (the Bosphorus Review):
https://bosphorusreview.com/the-path-to-...

Cold Stone Does Not Carry Meaning (Visual Verse):
https://visualverse.org/submissions/cold...

The Borderland Furies (Metaworker):
https://www.themetaworker.com/2021/05/03...

Thirst and Vigil (La Piccioletta Barca):
https://www.picciolettabarca.com/posts/t...

Fatherhood and Sunday Afternoon (In Parentheses):
https://inparentheses.art/2021/08/20/fat...

An Auguring of Winter to Come (New English Review):
https://www.newenglishreview.org/custpag...

The Ruins Near Tongue (New English Review):
https://www.newenglishreview.org/Oisin_B...

Cathecism, and Winter (New English Review):
https://www.newenglishreview.org/custpag...

On Property (Mono): https://www.monofiction.org/post/on-prop...

The Ferryman (Zvona i Nari): https://www.zvonainari.hr/single-post/oi...

Reviews include:

The Seattle Star:
https://www.seattlestar.net/2021/03/befo...

World Literature Today:
https://www.worldliteraturetoday.org/202...

The Mechanics Institute Review:
http://mironline.org/reviewoisinbreen/

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Spirit of Fire and Dust (Silhouette, 2022)
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Autumn Noir (Unsettling Reads, 2021)
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Breath of Love (Wingless Dreamer, 2021)
Book:
Flowers, All Sorts in Blossom, Figs, Berries, and Fruits Forgotten (Dreich Press, 2020)
Journals: ,
Abstract Magazine
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Bosphorus Review of Books
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Door is a Jar Magazine
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Dreich
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Griffel
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In Parentheses
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Kairos Literary Magazine
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Kleksograph
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Loch Raven Review
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Meniscus
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MONO.
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New English Review
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Poetica Review
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Roadrunner
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Visual Verse: An Anthology of Art and Words
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ZiN Daily

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Irish
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Dublin
Ireland
Raised in: 
Dublin
Ireland
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Last update: Dec 01, 2021