Stony Thursday Book - Poetry Call Out

The Stony Thursday Book is seeking submissions from local, national and international poets for its next issue, to be published in Summer 2018. Closing Date for Submissions: Friday 4th May 2018

The Stony Thursday Book was founded by Limerick poets John Liddy and Jim Burke in 1975, and has been edited by poets Mark Whelan, Kevin Byrne, Patrick Bourke, Knute Skinner, Thomas McCarthy, Ciarán O’Driscoll, Mary Coll, Jo Slade, Paddy Bushe, Peter Sirr, Mary O’Donnell and John Davies.

The Stony Thursday Book is one of the longest-running literary journals in Ireland and celebrates its 42nd edition in 2018.

This year's Editor of the Stony Thursday Poetry Book is poet Nessa O’Mahony.
How to Submit:
- Each poet should send no more than 6 poems.
- Submitted poems must be previously unpublished.
- Each poet should submit a short bio (max 100 words)
- Submissions are being accepted by email and by post.
- When submitting poems by post please write your name on each page. Please mark envelopes: The Stony Thursday Book No. 16.
- When submitting by email please reference TSTB No 16 in your subject line and please attach all poems in a single file attachment (pdf or doc).

Please note that by submitting, you are giving Limerick City and County Council permission to add you to our Stony Thursday mailing list and to share your details with the relevant third parties in order to facilitate publication, i.e. Editor and Publisher.

Send poems to:
Or by post to The Stony Thursday Book No. 16, Limerick Culture & Arts Office, Culture House, 2 Pery Square, Limerick.
Closing Date for Submissions: Friday 4th May 2018
For any queries please phone: +353 (0)61 525031 / +353 (0)61 557363
Please ensure that you receive a confirmation of receipt for your poetry submission. 
Many thanks to those who have already submitted poems.

About the Editor:
Nessa O’Mahony is a Dublin-born poet. She has published four books of poetry – Bar Talk, appeared (1999), Trapping a Ghost (2005), In Sight of Home (2009) and Her Father’s Daughter (2014). She is co-editor with Dr. Siobhán Campbell of Eavan Boland: Inside History (Arlen House 2016) and of Metamorphic; 21st Century Poets Respond to Ovid with Paul Munden (Recent Work Press 2017). She produces the regular literary podcast, The Attic Sessions, with her husband, Peter Salisbury.

The Stony Thursday Poetry Book is funded by The Arts Council and Limerick City & County Council.

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