Denise O’Hagan

Month: May 2021

Guest Editorial: Live Encounters Poetry & Writing, Australia – New Zealand, May 2021

Special edition featuring poets from Australia & New Zealand. https://liveencounters.net/2021/04/22/live-encounters-poetry-writing-australia-new-zealand-may-2021/ Capturing the Spirit: Contemporary poetry from Australia and New Zealand Aotearoa When considering the rich and varied stream of submissions from Australia and New Zealand Aotearoa, I was struck by how many were so universal and timeless both in theme and style that they transcended …

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Denise O’Hagan reviews ‘Wide River’ by Jane Frank (Calanthe Press 2020)

Published in the Rochford Street Review. In every poetry collection, there is one aspect, one overwhelming impression, that we are left with which later comes to define it for us. In Frank’s Wide River, it is the poet’s quiet insistence on reawakening us to the essential wonder of our world that stays with us. In …

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