Very happy to see 'Finding our Feet' in the latest anthology from Dedalus Press, a poem inspired by the pandemic pavement dance we all had to learn.
— December 2021
Launch of 'Anatomy of a Honey girl'
Follow its success in the 2021 Munsterlit International 'Fool for Poetry' chapbook competition, 'Anatomy of a Honey girl' became the 6th title in the New Irish Voices series, with the highest pre-orders and biggest launch in the history of Munsterlit.
— September 2021
Liz Houchin awarded Literature Bursary from
the Arts Council of Ireland
Liz Houchin was delighted to receive a Literature Bursary from the Arts Council of Ireland. This Bursary will support Liz in the completion of a full poetry collection inspired by the women artists of Black Mountain College, North Carolina, particularly the weaver Anni Albers.
— May 2021
New Poem in Banshee
'the measure of a woman' reflects on a world where traditional units of measurement were derived from an average man's body, except when it came to measuring pain. A new poem in the gorgeous Banshee.
— March 2021
Maya C Popa selects 'Anatomy of a Honey girl' as finalist
'Anatomy of a Honey girl - poems for tired women' has been selected as the only Irish finalist in the international 'Fool for Poetry' chapbook competition. The title comes from a Mary Quant ad in Honey magazine from the 1960s, and the collection reflects on the objectification of the female body.
— September, 2019
RTE Short Story Competition
'The Boxer Rebellion', a short about a woman who does not recognise her husband's underwear won 3rd prize in the International RTE Short Story Award. At the award ceremony in RTE, actors read excerpt from the winning stories. Click on the image to listen to the Soundcloud of The Boxer Rebellion read by Janet Moran.