poets laureate

Rebecca Mead on Jane Austen Bank Note Vitriol, Poet Kanwal Bharti Arrested, and More

by
Evan Smith Rakoff
8.7.13

Indian police arrested poet Kanwal Bharti after he criticized his government on Facebook; Rebecca Mead weighs in on the vitriolic response to Jane Austen on the ten-pound note; a film adaptation of Ann Leary’s The Good House is in the works with Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro in the lead roles; and other news.

Saudi Novelist Turki al-Hamad Arrested for Tweets, Philip Roth is Not on Twitter, and More

by
Evan Smith Rakoff
12.26.12

A Saudi novelist, Turki al-Hamad, was reportedly arrested in the Saudi kingdom after questioning Islamic fundamentalism via Twitter; Carolyn Kellogg, Michael Schaub, Roxane Gay, and other book critics discuss their ten favorite books of 2012; Gawker created a list of "least important writers"; and other news.

The Dark Room Collective, Then and Now

The Dark Room Collective, a community of black writers founded twenty-five years ago in Boston by poets Thomas Sayers Ellis and Sharan Strange and musician Janice Lowe, regroups this year for the Nothing Personal reunion tour. This slideshow offers...

Irish Pages

Basic Information
The Linen Hall Library
17 Donegall Square North
Belfast
Northern Ireland
BT1 5GB
Contact Information
Chris
Agee
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
No
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2002
Distributors: 
Ubiquity, Gill & Macmillan
Representative Authors: 
<p><span class="contributorname00">Wendell Berry</span>, <span class="contributorname00">Ciaran Carson</span>, <span class="contributorname00">Patricia Craig</span>, <span class="contributorname00">Leontia Flynn, </span><span class="contributorname00">Brian Friel</span>, <span class="contributorname00">Hugo Hamilton</span>, <span class="contributorname00">Seamus Heaney</span>, <span class="contributorname00">Julia Kristeva</span>, <span class="contributorname00">Samuel Menashe</span>, <span class="contributorname00">Máire Mhac an tSaoi</span>, <span class="contributorname00">Zakaria Mohammed</span>, <span class="contributorname00">Paul Muldoon</span>, <span class="contributorname00">Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill</span>, <span class="contributorname00">Glenn Patterson</span>, <span class="contributorname00">W. G. Seabald</span>, <span class="contributorname00">Gary Snyder,</span> <span class="contributorname00">Susan Sontag, </span><span class="contributorname00">Charles Wright.</span></p>
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Subscription Price: 
45 USD
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
at least one

Irish Pages is a biannual journal, edited in Belfast and publishing, in equal measure, writing from Ireland and overseas. Its policy is to publish poetry, short fiction, essays, creative nonfiction, memoir, essay reviews, nature-writing, translated work, literary journalism, and other autobiographical, historical, religious and scientific writing of literary distinction.

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