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Orbis 167 Spring 2014

 

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Front cover artwork: ‘White butterflies and magical flowers at Peyto Lake’ by Casimira Mostyn; back cover, detail from image: www.casimirasquirkyart.com/ 

Featured Poet

Laura Seymour: Glassweed; The National Grid; My Past Life 2; Professional Dowser, 1973

Poems from: K. J. Barrett: Edward Thomas Dreamed of Spring; Clif Mason: The Sunlight Was Mortal; Katherine Noone: Pending; Kate O’Shea:The Doll’s House; Rosina Thomas: The Blue Room; Davide Trame: Notes while travelling across the lagoon

Prose from: Jacob Edwards: Dyslexica; Laura Solomon: Desert Life, Desert Love

Translation
David Burridge: Franz Werfel, Der Weltfreund; Howard Giskin and Tang Yao: Ma Li, Sound of a Man Walking; Keep Your First Intuition

 

Past Master: Anne Lawrence on William Shakespeare

 

Reviews by Angelina Ayers, Maria Isakova Bennett, David Harmer, S.J. Holloway, Clairr O’Connor,

Lynne Taylor, Dave Troman and Noel Williams

Orbis 167 contributors also include:

Vivienne Artt; William Alderson; Caroline Ashley; Jane Blanchard; Daragh Bradish;
Louis Daniel Brodsky; Andrew Button; Al Campbell; Kathryn Daszkiewicz; Christine Despardes; Jane Penaz Eisner;
June English; Jilly Funnell; Adrian Green; Maureen Jivani; Pete Langley;
Lance Lee; Amitabh Mitra; Keith Moul; Kate O’Shea; Helen Overell; Helen Pizzey; Jimmy Rodda;
Paul Saville; Tom Sharp; K.V. Skene; Julia Stothard; F. J. Williams   

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September 22
MSLEXIA 2014 WOMEN’S MEMOIR COMPETITION
Previously unpublished women memoirists (may have had other books published)
www.mslexia.co.uk/whatson/msbusiness/ncomp_active.php

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Ireland’s Own

September 30
IRELAND’S OWN ORIGINAL WRITING COMPETITIONS
In association with Original Writing

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September 2
@ ARTS FOR THE  ABER VALLEY ANNUAL COMPETITION
www.abervalleyarts.co.uk/competition/

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Sid Chaplin

August 31
26th ANNUAL SID CHAPLIN SHORT STORY COMPETITION

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September 1
WriteStars’ Summer Write Short Story Competition
www.writestars.co.uk

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Butcher’s Dog

August 10
Online submission, UK and Ireland
Poems invited for issue 4 (3 maximum) of Butcher’s Dog,
co-edited by The Poetry School and launched at Durham Book Festival in October.
submissions@butchersdogmagazine.com
www.butchersdogmagazine.com

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August 1
@ THE ALICE MUNRO WRITERS AND READERS FESTIVAL SHORT STORY COMPETITION
1 copy emailed;1 typed copy with registration:
SEND TO: Alice Munro Writers & Readers Festival,
c/o Box 90, Wingham, Ontario N0G 2W0
AliceMunroFestival@gmail.com
www.AliceMunroFestival.ca

July 31
THE 2014 ANNUALSEAN O’FAOLAIN SHORT STORY COMPETITION
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SEND TO: The Munster Literature Centre, Frank O’Connor House,
84 Douglas Street, Cork, Ireland
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