Click on each link below to visit that website.

The National Campaign for the Arts

Salmon Poetry is proud to be a member of The National Campaign for the Arts. The NCFA asserts the fundamental importance of the arts to economic recovery and petitions to ensure that the arts are on local and national government agendas. Visit the National Campaign for the Arts website to sign the petition and learn about more ways in which you can help this important campaign.

County Clare

Clare County Library

Featuring Library News, Local Studies Centre, Book Promotions & Reviews, details on membership, the history, folklore, archaeology, literature and song of County Clare and much more.

The Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon

The Courthouse Gallery, which is part of the Courthouse Studios and Gallery, is a centre of artistic excellence and an integral part of Ennistymon and North Clare life. Five artists’ studios, a sound recording studio, a main art gallery, and the smaller Red Couch gallery space are based in the newly renovated building. The Courthouse Gallery seeks to attract local and national audiences by exhibiting work by local, national, and international artists, mainly focusing on emerging artists.

Michael O'Connor Landscape Printmaker

Website of local artist specialising in colour linocuts of County Clare landscapes. Website features extensive samples of Michael's work, as well as an Online Shop.

Literary Book Publishers & Literary Journals

London Review of Books

Established in 1979. Each issue of the London Review of Books contains up to 15 long reviews and essays by academics, writers and journalists. There are also shorter art and film reviews, as well as poems and a lively letters page.

Poems Niederngasse

A monthly Poetry Magazine with editions online in English, German and Spanish

Slow Trains A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments is a twice yearly online journal searching for that interface—the integration—among the built and natural environments, that might be called the soul of place.

Press Press

Australian literary publisher specialising in publishing accessible chapbooks at a reasonable price.

The Poetry Foundation

Publisher of Poetry magazine, The Poetry Foundation is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture.

The Stinging Fly

A magazine of new Irish and international writing with a particular interest in encouraging new writers, and in promoting the short story form.

Dead Drunk Dublin

An online literary arts magazine dedicated to attracting poets, writers and artists who are looking through the obvious.

Virtual Writer

Creative Writing, Literary News & Reviews website, accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and book reviews. In association with Longford County Council.


A Festival of the Arts of the Word

The Poetry Kit

Poetry Magazines Archive

Access site to the full-text digital library of 20th and 21st century UK poetry magazines from the Poetry Library collection, Southbank Centre, London.

Atlas: New Writing, Art & Image | Aark Arts

Atlas — an international paperback magazine of ‘new writing, art & image’ — is published by Aark Arts [UK] & Crossword [India]. Available simultaneously from New Delhi, Mumbai, London, Leeds, Toronto, Cambridge & San Antonio. Features original and translated creative writing — poetry, drama, fiction & non-fiction, plus occasional in-depth interviews & features — alongside selected portfolios of artists, photographers & filmmakers.

The Poem

Offering a taster of contemporary poetry in Britain and Ireland.

Poetry London



PoetCasting is a poetry podcasting project which works with poets throughout the United Kingdom. The project features published, performance, emerging and established poets reading their own work online and out loud.

Shadowtrain Magazine

A bi-monthly gathering of poems, translations, articles and other writings.

The Argotist Online

The Argotist Online publishes non-mainstream poetry, and features essays and interviews related to it.

Poets and Writers' Journal

Founded in 1970, Poets & Writers, Inc. is the United State's largest nonprofit literary organization serving poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers.

The Poetry Market

The Poetry Market Ezine is a FREE opt-in subscription based E-zine published monthly - you may unsubscribe at any time.   The Poetry Market Ezine features poetry markets, poetry contests, poetry reviews, and news.

Poetry Daily

Poetry Daily is an anthology of contemporary poetry. Poems are chosen from the work of a wide variety of poets published or translated in the English language.

Contrary Magazine

Poetry Express

Poetry Magazine

Poets Online

Poets and Writers Blog

Poetry Super Highway

E-Ratio Modern Poetry

Northern Poetry Review, Canada

Northern Poetry Review is an online home for poems, reviews of poetry books, articles and interviews, with emphasis on Canadian poetry.

Poetry Canada Magazine

Poetry Canada Magazine started in 2000 and brings poetry, art and photography from around the world in the global promotion of culture and diversity.

Jacket Magazine

Australian Bush Verse, Poetry & Music

Cordite Poetry Review

Cordite Poetry Review is an Australian bi-annual online poetry journal dedicated to showing off new and established Australian poets to the world.

Literary Events

Over The Edge

Serving writers and literature fans in the Galway area - poetry readings, fiction readings, poetry workshops, creative writing classes, poetry slams, info on all literature events in Galway City & surrounds.

What's On - The Arts Council's Events Listings website

DLR Poetry Now International Poetry Festival

Organised by Dun Laoghaire / Rathdown Council.

Other Irish Interest sites

Tír Eolas

Tír Eolas is an independent publishing house based in Doorus near Kinvara, Co. Galway. Its director, Anne Korff, an artist and designer who came to the Burren and set up the company in 1985, began by publishing guides and maps, the result of extensive walking in the Burren and South Galway.

Poet/Writer Sites

Simmons B. Buntin

Simmons B. Buntin is a poet and the founding editor of A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, an award winning international journal at His poetry collection, Riverfall, was published by Salmon in 2005.

Patricia Monaghan

Award-winning poet whose collection, Dancing with Chaos, was published by Salmon in September 2002.

Patrick Chapman

Patrick Chapman was born in 1968. His other poetry collections are Jazztown (Raven Arts Press, 1991), The New Pornography (Salmon Poetry, 1996) and Breaking Hearts & Traffic Lights (Salmon, 2007). He has also written a collection of short fiction, The Wow Signal (Bluechrome, 2007); an audio drama, Doctor Who: Fear of the Daleks (Big Finish, 2007); and an award-winning film, Burning the Bed (2003), which he adapted from his own published short story. Directed by Denis McArdle, the film stars Gina McKee and Aidan Gillen. In 2003, he won first prize in the story category of the Cinescape Genre Literary Contest. In 2006, he and Philip Casey founded the Irish Literary Revival website. He lives in Dublin.

Rita Ann Higgins

Throughout her career, Galway poet Rita Ann Higgins's strong, clear poetic voice has challenged and revitalised literary norms. With her first publication, Goddess on the Mervue Bus (Salmon, 1986),  she was instantly recognised as a powerful force for change. Witch in the Bushes (Salmon, 1988), followed in 1992 by the first edition of Philomena's Revenge, established her solidly in the public mind. Higher Purchase was Rita's fourth collection to be published by Salmon Poetry.  She has also published several collections with Bloodaxe Books.

Jessie Lendennie

Salmon Poetry editor Jessie Lendennie's website.  Jessie Lendennie's prose poem Daughter was first published in 1988, followed in 1990 by The Salmon Guide to Poetry Publishing and in 1992 by The Salmon Guide to Creative Writing in Ireland. Her poetry has been anthologised in Irish Poetry Now: Other Voices, Unveiling Treasures: The Attic Guide To The Published Works of Irish Women Literary Writers and The White Page/An Bhileog Bhan: Twentieth-Century Irish Women Poets, among others. She has conducted workshops and given readings all over Ireland and the United States for many years. She is the co-founder and Managing Director of Salmon Poetry. In 2008, she edited Salmon: A Journey in Poetry, 1981-2007, an anthology of Salmon Poetry.  In 2009 she compiled and edited Poetry: Reading it, Writing it, Publishing it.

The Peter Finch Archive

Covers the creative work of this experimental Welsh poet. Also includes links to Welsh literary sites, advice to self-publishers, help for those wanting to publish their poetry, a real history of the famous Oriel Bookshop and a file of R.S. Thomas information.

Anne le Marquand Hartigan

Anne Le Marquand Hartigan is a prize-winning poet, playwright and painter. She trained as a painter at Reading University, England. She returned to Co Louth, Ireland, in 1962 with her husband Tim Hartigan where they farmed and reared their six children. She now lives in Dublin. To Keep The Light Burning, her sixth collection of poetry, was published by Salmon in 2008.

Kevin Higgins

Kevin Higgins was born in London in 1967, and grew up in Galway City where he still lives. He is co-organiser of the highly successful Over The Edge literary events. His first collection of poems, The Boy with No Face, was published by Salmon in 2005. His second collection, Time Gentlemen, Please, was published by Salmon in 2008.

Alan Jude Moore

Dublin poet whose two collections of poetry to date have both been published by Salmon: Black State Cars (2004) and Lost Republics (2007).  His poetry is widely published in Ireland and abroad and his fiction has been twice short-listed for the Hennessy Literary Awards. Translations of his work have been published in Italy and Russia.

Todd Swift

One of the leading Canadian poets and poetry activists of his generation, Swift's Seaway: New and Selected Poems was published by Salmon in 2008.

Paul Allen

"Allen manages to be funny, deeply reverent, judicious, and moving all in the same breaths. He is one of the best poets going." Sydney Lea. Paul Allen's latest collection of poetry, Ground Forces, was published by Salmon in 2008.

Irish Writers' Online

Irish poet and novelist Philip Casey's online directory of Irish writers.

John Menaghan

A prize-winning poet and playwright, John Menaghan has published three books with Salmon Poetry (Ireland): All the Money in the World (1999), She Alone (2006), and What Vanishes (2009).  Listen to John Menaghan read some of his poetry on The City of Angels Podcast >>

Knute Skinner

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Knute Skinner has had a home in Ireland since 1964. He has taught at the University of Iowa and at Western Washington University, where he was a Professor of English. Retired from teaching, he lives in Killaspuglonane, County Clare with his spouse, Edna Faye Kiel. He has published several books of poetry with Salmon, most recently Fifty Years: Poems 1957-2007 (Salmon, 2007).

Stephen Roger Powers

Stephen Roger Powers was born in Madison, Wisconsin, and grew up in the cornfields of nearby Sun Prairie.  While working on his PhD in English he wrote a stand-up act about his hearing impairment and performed for several years in comedy clubs and casinos around the American Midwest.  Today he splits his time between Milwaukee and Georgia, where he teaches at Gordon College and enjoys the beaches of Tybee Island.  The Follower’s Tale is his first book.

Patrick Hicks

Patrick Hicks is a dual citizen of Ireland and the United States, as well as Writer-in-Residence at Augustana College, South Dakota. His work has appeared in scores of international publications including, Ploughshares, The Utne Reader, Commonweal, The National Catholic Reporter, Cimarron Review, Nimrod, and many others. His most recent collections of poetry are, Finding the Gossamer (Salmon, 2008) and  This London (Salmon, 2010).

John Walsh

Website of poet John Walsh, whose collection Chopping Wood with T.S. Eliot was published by Salmon in 2010.

John Morgan

Website of poet John Morgan whose New & Selected poems, Spear-Fishing on the Chatanika, was published by Salmon in 2009

Drucilla Wall

DRUCILLA WALL was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She received her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, her M.A. from the University of Nebraska-Omaha, and her Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. She teaches poetry and essay writing, and Native American literature, at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. In addition to poetry, her essays appear in journals and anthologies. She has earned awards and fellowships for her work, including the Mar i Sandoz Prairie Schooner Short Story Award, the Western Literature Association Willa Pilla Prize for Humor in Writing, and University of Nebraska Fling and Larson Fellowships. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri, and has spent summers with family and friends in Wexford and Galway, Ireland, since 1985.Her debut collection of poetry, The Geese at the Gates, was published by Salmon in 2011.

Angela Patten & Daniel Lusk

Poets Daniel Lusk and Angela Patten are Vermont Arts Council Juried Artists, members of the Poetry Society of America, and are listed in the national directory of Poets & Writers, Inc. Recipients of numerous awards for their poetry and teaching, these widely published poets are available for public readings, poetry workshops, master classes for teachers, and poetry residencies. Angela's most recent collection, Reliquaries, was published by Salmon in 2007.

Stephanie McKenzie

Stephanie McKenzie has published three collections of poetry with Salmon, Cutting My Mother’s Hair (2006) and Grace Must Wander (2009), and Saviours in This Little Space for Now: Poems for Emily Carr and Vincent Van Gogh (2013) and a monograph, Before the Country: Native Renaissance: Canadian Mythology,  with the University of Toronto Press (2007). She holds a Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Toronto. McKenzie was born and raised in British Columbia but lives on the opposite Canadian coast now in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. She teaches in the English Programme at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University, where she is an Associate Professor.

Sandra Ann Winters

Website of Sandra Ann Winters, author of 'The Place Where I Left You' (Salmon, 2014)

Jean O'Brien

Jean O'Brien was born and lives in Dublin. She has six collections of poetry, five of which have been published by Salmon: The Shadow Keeper (1997), Dangerous Dresses (Bradshaw Books, 2005), Lovely Legs (2009), Merman (2012), her New & Selected Fish on a Bicycle (2016 & 2018) and Stars Burn Regardless (2022). She has won awards such as The Arvon International and the Fish International and been placed in many others including The Forward Prize (Single Poem). She was Writer in Residence for County Laois and was awarded a Patrick & Catherine Kavanagh Fellowship. In 2021, she was Poet in Residence at the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris. She teaches creative writing/poetry in venues such as the Irish Writers' Centre, and for County Councils, schools and prisons, she also tutors at postgraduate level. She holds an M. Phil in creative writing/poetry from Trinity College, Dublin. Her work is regularly broadcast and published in anthologies, reviews and online.

Poetry Forms

Nabati Poetry

A fascinating article about Nabati Poetry and its cultural significance in the UAE... with thanks to Amelia and her classmates...

Poetry Resource Websites

The Western Writers' Centre, Galway

The Western Writers’ Centre (Ionad Scríbhneoiri Chaitlín Maude) Galway is the only writers’ centre West of the Shannon, Ireland.

In The Write Light

Creative writing workshops on the Costa de la Luz, Spain

Fish Publishing

Fish Publishing oversees several international writing competitions and has published over 300 emerging authors and poets since 1994 in the Annual Fish Anthology.

AWP - Association of Writers and Writing Programs

The Arts Council /An Comhairle Ealaoin

The Arts Council of Ireland is the Irish government agency for developing the arts.

New York Foundation for the Arts

The Arvon Foundation

An Arvon residential writing course provides a nurturing environment where newcomers can begin writing, and existing writers can expand their skills and hone their craft.

Dingle Writing Courses

Dublin City Public Libraries & Cultural Heritage Services

Dublin Writers' Workshop

The Irish Writers' Centre

Munster Literature Centre

Poets 4 Peace

Poetry Ireland

Poetry Ireland/Éigse Éireann is the national organisation for poetry in Ireland, serving all 32 counties.

The Poetry Library, U.K

The Poetry Society, London


University of Delaware Salmon Poetry Archive


The Poetry Archive

Poetry Scotland

Poetry in Wales


Oxfam Marylebone Bookshop

Poetry PF - Poetry

The Poetry Resource Page

Writers Write - Poetry section

The Poetry Society of America

Hanger's Poetry Resources

Library of Congress Poetry Resources

Wikipedia - Poetry

Open Directory Project - Poetry

Google - Magazines & Ezines - The Academy of American Poets

Writers' Digest

Shadow Poetry

The League of Canadian Poets

Canadian Poetry Association

Australian Poetry Centre

New Zealand Poets

New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre

Salmon Poetry - Book Distributors

Central Books (UK)

CMD Booksource (IRL)

Dufour Editions (USA/Canada)

Web Design

Solas Web Design

A website design company which aims to help small to medium sized businesses get their product on-line at a price that will meet their budget.

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