Bimblebox 153 Birds in Brisbane — Bimblebox Art Project

I have a short poem in Bimblebox 153, that I wrote some years ago when I was very ill. Jill Sampson’s determination to include my tiny poem and to keep the collective work touring for so long never ceases to impress me. Here’s to Jill and to birds.

Bimblebox 153 Birds will be on exhibition in Brisbane 3 – 14 September, 2019 Bimblebox 153 Birds is an installation of artist prints, poetry, prose and musicians’ birdcalls by over 450 people worldwide who have been inspired by the birdlife of the Bimblebox Nature Refuge. It’s our story of our birds, how we experience them […]

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Polluted Sex makes The Best Books by Women of the 21st Century List


“You don’t need me to tell you to read everything pre and post-2000 by the greatest Irish writer, Anne Enright (who just happens to be a woman) – but you really should. Or to read our poets: Eavan Boland, Rita Ann Higgins, Elaine Feeney, Sinéad Morrissey, Leanne O’Sullivan. You already know all about the success of Marian Keyes and Tana French, and you’ll soon hear more about the possibilities of the future with Melatu Uche Okorie, Lauren Foley, Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi and Caragh Maxwell.”

The Irish Times, International Women’s Day, 8th of March, 2019