Fear Not the Publisher!

So I recently went to a talk organised by the English Society’s very own Jack Hession (rhymes with session) on the ins and outs of Irish publishing. Jack was a brilliant host, offering up thought provoking questions to the three guests: Kathy D’Arcy, a prolific poet from Cork; Tom Morris, the writer in residence at…

Review: Courtney Peppernell’s Pillow Thoughts

Pillow Thoughts is one of three books by Australian writer Courtney Peppernell published in 2017 and has become one of my favourite modern collections. Originally published in 2016, Pillow Thoughts gained international attention, with even The Chainsmokers talking about how much they love the work. Andrews McMeel then republished the collection in 2017, along with…

Charlottesville

At nineteen, I am in shock that at some point in my life, I may end up fighting Nazis in a third world war. I am an English student, words are supposed to be kind of my whole thing, and yet, I am at a loss for what to say. In the year 2017, Nazism…