North West Words Magazine

  NORTH WEST WORDS ISSUE 1 SUMMER 2014      Proud to have my poem, Mother Goddess,  in this beautiful online magazine  http://northwestwords.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Draft-NWW-Summer-2014-issue_linked-2.pdf     Read More

Southward Literary Journal

Southward Literary Journal      http://www.munsterlit.ie/Southword/Issues/26/contents.html I’m thrilled to have my poem Lines from West Cork  published among this great selection: http://www.munsterlit.ie/Southword/Issues/26/blake_denise.html   Read More

This Landscape’s Fierce Embrace : The Poetry of Francis Harvey

This Landscape’s Fierce Embrace : The Poetry of Francis Harvey   editor Donna Potts Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (November 1, 2013) I’m thrilled to have a poem in this beautiful book. This book serves as a tribute to Francis Harvey and his literary achievement. His admirers from Ireland and around the world have collaborated in a collection Read More

Selected poems Seán O’Ríordáin edited by Frank Sewell

I’m very proud to have translations in this beautiful book : 1) Ualach na Beatha, The Burden of Life ;      2) Oilithreacht fám anam , My Soul’s pilgrimage (with F Sewell) ;                 3)Do Dhomhnall Ó Corcora , For Daniel Corkery;     4) Oileán agus Oileán Eile, This Island and Read More

Sunday Miscellany Live at Christmas

Sunday Miscellany Live at Christmas from the National Concert Hall BOOK NOW Tuesday December 10th, 8pm          National Concert Hall       The RTÉ Concert Orchestra      David Brophy, conductor SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDING: Mary Coughlan     Brendan Graham    Maeve Higgins   Ciaran & Richie Tourish Mia Cooper – violin    Niall Read More

Poethead Blog

____________ With thanks to Christine Murray, Poethead,   for publishing three of my poems in her blog; Ultrasound,    Adjusting ,    Beyond the Front Door Poethead http://poethead.wordpress.com/2013/10/05/poems-by-denise-blake/   Read More

SEPTEMBER SUNDAYS – as heard on Sunday Miscellany edited by Clíodhna Ní Anluain

SEPTEMBER SUNDAYS – as heard on Sunday Miscellany edited by Clíodhna Ní Anluain  is a new book with a selection of images and accompanying CD  published by New Island Books See http://www.newisland.ie/newreleases   Contributors include Theo Dorgan, Conor O’Callaghan, Cyril Kelly, Leo Cullen, Joe O’Toole, Tim Carey, Alan Titley, Cathy Power, Mary O’Malley, Catherine Foley, Joe Read More

Burning Bush 2 issue 5 :

Burning Bush 2  issue 5 : With thanks to Burning Bush for publishing my poem,  Lighting the Flame  http://burningbush2.org/previous-issues/issue-five/denise-blake/ http://issuu.com/burningbush2/docs/burning_bush_2_issue_5_ Read More

NI Libraries Creativity Month

NI Libraries Creativity Month This is a short video promoting NI Libraries Creativity Month. Moyra Donaldson, Deirdre Cartmill and myself had a wonderful day in Armagh Library where we gave workshops and did an afternoon reading. Thank you to Bernie McGill, Elizabeth McAleer and all the library staff who treated us with such kindness. I Read More

Sunday Miscellany All Ireland Sunday Sept 23, 2012

Sunday Miscellany     All Ireland Sunday   Sept 23,  2012 http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sundaymiscellany/   podcast – This programme marks All Ireland Football Championship Sunday 2012 Spoken content: The Big Match by Padraig McGinn    The House of Pain by Tom Rowley Con Houlihan by Cyril Kelly   My First All Ireland by Patrick Coleman Jimmy’s Winning Matches Read More

Lunchtime Readings at the Irish Writers’ Centre

Irish Writers’ Centre   http://www.poetryireland.ie/ Irish Writers’ Centre shared a link. Interview with Denise Blake : this Friday as part of our Lunchtime Readings series, poet Denise Blake will read from her latest collection – interview at :http://writerscentre.ie/blog/?p=680 Denise Blake: work, read, sprint through poetry | Irish Writers’ Centre writerscentre.ie Read More

Irish Writers Centre Blog Interview

Denise Blake: work, read, sprint through poetry Posted on March 28, 2012 by June Caldwell Denise Blake will read this Friday at the Irish Writers’ Centre (1pm) as part of theLunctime Readings. She was born in Lakewood Ohio in 1958 and returned to Ireland with her parents and family to live in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal in 1969. Her first collection Read More

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