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Cyphers award given to the Syrian poet Maram al-Masri

Cyphers award given to the Syrian poet Maram al-Masri

The Cyphers Award is offered to the Syrian poet Maram Al-Masri, to whom this number of Cyphers pays a special tribute. Maram al-Masri writes in Arabic and French; her work explores the agony and the adventure of exile and the sharp edges of the female condition in an especially humane and piercing voice.  From time to […]

Cyphers 89 in the shops

Cyphers 89 in the shops

The bookshops are open and the latest issue of Cyphers is now available. With stories of migration and family by Margarita Meklina and Orla Murphy, poems from Ireland and the world, this issue is an opportunity of imaginary travel. It includes a selection of poetry translated from Russian, from Pushkin to the present. If you […]

Cyphers 89

Cyphers 89

Cyphers 89 has arrived. We are posting now to contributors and subscribers and will be landing in bookshops as soon as they open. This issue features thirty Irish and international poets, with a special section on contemporary Russian poetry in translation. Narratives of migration by Orla Murphy and Margarita Meklina are also reflections on families, […]

Cyphers is alive

We are working away in spite of the pandemic crisis. Cyphers 89 will appear shortly, edited by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin with assistance from Natasha Cuddington and Léan Ní Chuilleanáin. Contributors and subscribers will receive copies by post, and we will be there when the bookshops reopen. Thanks to Ainín Ní Bhroin our administrator who is […]

Cyphers 81 now available

Cyphers No. 81 was launched at the Strokestown International Poetry Festival in May 2016. A special section of poetry from New Zealand features poems by Robert Sullivan, Diana Bridge, Jenny Bornholdt, Greg O’Brien and several others.  The selection was curated by the Irish poet Nell Regan.

Launch of a CD of 14 poets reading for Cyphers 80th issue

At the Ranelagh Arts Centre in Dublin, we launched a CD of 14 poets who have contributed over the years, some old some young.  The recorded voices of Leland Bardwell and Pearse Hutchinson were heard, the sound of friends from America, India and Germany echoed in Ranelagh, and Ciaran O’Driscoll read his hilarious poem about […]

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