It has been nearly two weeks since I wrote my last post and there has been a very good reason for this – moving to a different country. After 4 years in Japan, 3 in Cambridge and 6 in London, my poet/writer hubby Joseph Robert and I have relocated to Belfast.

Crossing the Irish Sea by ferry from Cairnryan

Crossing the Irish Sea by ferry from Cairnryan

Hopefully the smaller place away from big city life will inspire some new poetry and fiction. We certainly got to see some beautiful sights during the 8 hour drive in the man and van from Hammersmith in London up North: the Lake District and the lowlands of Scotland. But, as we get settled in to life in Northern Ireland, here is A Literary Atlas of Ireland to give a summary of the most well known Irish writers.


About Leilanie Stewart

Leilanie Stewart is a writer, poet and literary blogger. Her debut poetry pamphlet, A Model Archaeologist, was launched in 2015 with Eyewear Publishing and her second collection, Chemotherapy for the Soul, was published by Fowlpox Press in 2017. She is a prize nominated poet, having been longlisted for the Melita Hume Poetry Prize 2014, and her poetry and fiction was selected for the 'Best of the Web' Storm Cycle Anthology 2014, published by Kind of a Hurricane Press. Leilanie is also Editor in Chief of Bindweed Magazine, a poetry and fiction online magazine that also publishes a quarterly print anthology. She currently lives in Belfast with her writer and poet husband, Joseph Robert. Literary blog: Meandi Books: Bindweed Magazine:

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