Delighted to announce that six poem of mine are in the Blue Nib journal issue 38, June 2019. The poems are called The Lake, The School, The Still Point, 1st September 2014, Sole, and The Dream Tree. You can view them on the above blog entries or view them on The Blue Nib website on https://thebluenib.com/article/diarmuid-fitzgerald-poetry/ or order paper copy of issue 38 from the Blue Nib website by following the link. https://thebluenib.com/product/issue-38-pre-order/
Both the Ballymun Writer’s Group and the Ballyfermot Writer’s Group are publishing an anthology called Mustang Bally. It will be launched on the 22nd May 2019. Five poems of mine and a short story will appear in it. More details to follow closer to the date.
A poem of mine Lady of the Lake was published in Boyne Berries 25 at in March 2019. It was launched in Trim, Co. Meath as part of the Trim Poetry Festival. It was great to be able to read the poem and meet fellow poets. See the link for more details and images.
Eight Poems Shortlisted in the Blue Nib Chapbook Contest
Eight poems of mine where shortlisted as Highly Commended in the Blue Nib Chapbook Poetry Contest IV 2018. Helen Mort, the poet, was the judging poet. I found out a few weeks ago. I am delighted. There were many submissions so to get Highly Commended is a great accolade. Thanks to the Blue Nib. Please click on the link to read more. https://thebluenib.com/announcing-the-winners-of-chapbook-contest-five
Two poems of mine Shrine and Footprints will appear in the Teachers’ Who Write anthology. It will be launched at the Waterford Teachers’ Centre on the 5th of December 2018 from 7 pm. I will be there reading the poems.
Exciting times. My second collection of haiku will be launched tomorrow the 18th October at the Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin. 7:30 pm. Come along if you are in the area. Looking forward to seeing you.
My second collection of haiku, A Thousand Sparks, will be launched at the Teachers’ Club on Parnell Square, Dublin at 7:30 pm on the 18th October 2018. Please come along.
I am delighted to have won a scholarship to attend the Yeats Summer School in 2018. The scholarship was organised by the Irish Writers’ Centre. The summer school will take place over 9 days in July. I am looking forward to it.
A poem Dawn over O’Cebreiro was published in the Blue Nib journal in April 2018. You can read the poem by clicking on the link below.