Julie Morrissy – ‘The Crossing Hour’

In this interview, the poet Dr Julie Morrissy (National Endowment of the Humanities Fellow at the University of Notre Dame) describes the composition of her poem ‘The Crossing Hour’ (2020). You can find out more about Dr Morrissy and her work here. Dr Morrissy generously shared a draft version of this poem. You can see […]

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Doireann Ní Ghríofa, ‘In Albumen, In Pixels, in Bricks’

Poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa describes the evolution of her poem ‘In Albumen, In Pixels, in Bricks’ in an interview with Dr Adam Hanna of the School of English, University College Cork. Recorded on 8 October 2018. They discuss, among other things, homelessness around Christmas, oocytes, ‘choreographing the reader’s breath’, the structure of eggs, poetic form, […]

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