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No worst there is none,

More pangs schooled at forepangs 

will wilder wring.

But at least the Lit Review is out every Wednesday.


The Dublin Fringe will continue this week with performances of Oisín McKenna’s latest play Gays Against the Free State, which runs until Saturday 23rd.


Malaprop’s latest production BlackCatfishMusketeer will also be running until Saturday.

The Monday Echo will be holding their weekly gathering in the Mezz on (you guessed it) Monday.

O Bheal meet every Monday in the Long Valley Pub on Winthrop Street. This weeks guest is poet, advertising copy writer, former foreign correspondent, and UN volunteer Kevin Barrington.


The Icon Walk in Temple Bar has detected new panels honouring Irish women writers, including Eva Gorebooth, Edna O’Brien, Teresa Deevy, Countess Markiewicz, Lady Gregory and Maria Edgeworth.

Axis Ballymun was awarded the Dublin Airport Art Award at the Business to Art awards on Monday night. The award came with a cash prize of €5000.


Faber & Faber are seeking a new Editorial Assistant. Ideal candidates will be bright and highly efficient, with ability to provide administrative backup. The deadline for applications is this Friday (23rd).

The Crab Fat Magazine is accepting, fiction, non-fiction and flash fiction submissions for the rest of the month. Submissions need neither be crustacean or gelatinous in theme or content. are seeking a Managing Editor to manage a team of in house and freelance editorial staff. The role encompasses a range of editorial and administrative responsibilities, to be fulfilled while reporting to the Operations Manager.

The Twitterary Review

This week on twitter, The Lit Review has been doing some investigative work.

It’s good to catch up with old mates…

Sometimes the old ways are best.

Especially when times are tight.

If you can’t throw some library related shade on Culture Night, when can you?

And they say no one writes poetry anymore…

Just a couple more rewrites ‘John’.

See you next week!