Annette is delighted to have won second prize in this year’s Allingham Festival Poetry Competition for her poem “Knitting a Father from Nettles” Monica Corish commented that “this is a poem that scalds the hands and eyes of the reader. The metaphor of knitting from nettles both reveals and conceals, giving an intensely felt sense of […]
When Women Waken: Power Issue
Annette’s poems have crossed the pond and have now been published in the United States as part of the When Women Waken Power Issue. Some of the poems published are in Thimblerig, and the book also features new work from Annette.
Reading at High Tide Club
Annette loved reading in the town that is the centre of the Beara Peninsula, a place that inspires so many of her poems.
Crannóg Summer Issue
Annette is delighted to have a poem accepted for Crannóg’s beautiful Summer issue. She’ll be heading to Galway on Friday 27th June for the launch.
Thimblerig at Blackwells
Thimblerig is now available at the renowned Oxford bookshop, Blackwells, and you can buy it online too via their online shop. The book which is Annette Skade’s first poetry collection, won the Cork Review Literary Manuscript Prize in 2012, before being published by Cork’s Bradshaw Books. Annette Skade is a teacher and poet based on […]
[Review] Notes on the Half-Hidden, Thimblerig by Annette Skade
Annette is proud to have received a very insightful and positive review of Thimblerig from Christine Murray, on her excellent website Poethead. Skade is at her best as a writer and recorder of history and tale, her preoccupations are carried through the text as light-maps. She uses the symbols of the caul, the moth, and […]
Basil Bunting Article [Post: A Review of Poetry Studies]
Annette Skade manifests her own considerable poetic skill in responding to Basil Bunting as a maker. Post IV Editorial Annette’s article, ‘Hatmaker: Craft, Language, Music and Performance in Basil Bunting’s Briggflatts’ appears in Post IV: Poetry In Process, launched on December 16th 2013. The online magazine from the Irish Centre for Poetry Studies can be […]
Poetry Reading at Imbolc Festival, Skibbereen
Annette is pleased to be invited to read at the Imbolc / St Brigid’s Festival of poetry and music on Friday 31st January in Working Artist Studios, 71 North St, Skibbereen, Co. Cork. More info here