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    Issue 5 Launches

    by  • March 28, 2015 • Featured Article, PD Online

    Featuring new writing from John Boyne, Eimear Ryan and Jessica Traynor

    Friends, Readers, Countrymen, lend us your ears! Come join us for the triumphant launches of Issue 5 of the Penny Dreadful Magazine. Issue 5 features the work of, among others, John Boyne, Jessica Traynor, Nuala Ní Chonchúir, Victoria Kennefick and many more. We will be hosting a series of launches around Ireland: 9th of...

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    10 Questions with Mike Joyce, Editor in Chief of “Literary Orphans”

    by  • November 15, 2013 • Featured Article, PD Online


    Mike Joyce is the founder and Editor in Chief of “Literary Orphans“. We asked him ten questions about their upcoming Irish issue, dream submissions and the business of running an online magazine. 1. What is the decision process behind the themes and titles for Literary Orphans issues and how do these themes influence selection?  There...

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    by  • November 6, 2013 • Featured Poem, PD Online


    The long hot summer we repair an old fishing boat on Harbour Road, did we beg, borrow or steal it?   Spend hours putting gummy paste between planks, sticky glue elders use to keep a smile with false teeth.   Swaddled in canvas, held above ground, like the basket our Bermudian maid used to...

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