Damien B Donnelly’s Eat the Storms is published by Hedgehog Poetry, and it’s a felicitous pairing, as Donnelly frequently describes nature through vivid description with an artist’s judicious use of colour. Donnelly’s work contains plenty of alliteration (as ever), bucolic imagery, an always evocative use of language, and a rich plethora of themes, from theContinue reading “Eat the Storms by Damien Donnelly: Poetry review”
LT Lindberg’s The Lost Ones is a YA Fantasy tale that deals with notions of privilege, control, and responsibility. It opens with its female protagonist, Cayla, who’s stuck at an institution for troubled youth, in part because she believes that she’s from another world.
Austin Donnelly’s Whiskers, Feathers and Fur is a series of highly entertaining anecdotes about Donnelly’s career as a vet. Set mainly in Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, the stories feature the various encounters – animal and human, and sometimes even the local vegetation – that Austin has on his travels, as he acts as aContinue reading “Whiskers, Feathers and Fur by Austin Donnelly: Book Review”