My second collection of haiku, A Thousand Sparks, has been accepted for publication with Alba Publishing. Kim Richardson, the editor of Alba Publishing, and I will work on the final edits over the coming weeks and months. A launch date will be decided in due course later in the year.
I am a poetry and prose writer. I write poetry, haiku, short stories as well as novels. Two haiku collections have been published by Alba Publishing (www.albapublising.com). Thames Way appeared in 2015 and A Thousand Sparks in 2018. A chapbook of poems Camino Cantos is forthcoming from Lapwing Press. Poems have appeared in The Stinging Fly, Cyphers, Boyne Berries, The Blue Nib, Flare, Impossible Archetype, and Crannóg. A poem of mine won 2nd place in the Ballyroan Library Competition 2018 and again in 2020. I won the Individual Artist Bursary from South Dublin County Council 2018. I won a scholarship to attend the Yeats Summer School 2018 in Sligo. Sixteen poems of mine were Highly Commended in the Blue Nib Chapbook Contests IV and V in 2019. A poem was shortlisted in the Bray Literary Festival in 2018. A poem was long listed in Over The Edge Poetry Competition 2019. View all posts by diarmuidfitzgerald