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New Releases



The Seamus Heaney Centre Poetry Prize

June 08, 2021

On Writing 'The South Westerlies'

February 16, 2021

On Writing 'Sunny'

January 13, 2021

First Lines

September 28, 2020

First Lines
On writing ‘Son of Mine’

January 20, 2020

On writing ‘Melting Point’

October 05, 2019