Published Reviews

‘Framing It’, Review of Paul Muldoon, One Thousand Things Worth Knowing and Vona Groarke,  X, forthcoming in The Irish Review, 51 (filed in May 2015)

‘Understandable and Still Ungraspable’, Review of Geoffrey Hill, Broken Hierarchies: Poems 1952 – 2012Poetry Ireland Review, 115 (April 2015) 6266.

Review of August Kleinzahler, The Hotel Oneira, Edinburgh Review, 139 (Spring 2014), 148 – 152.

‘Here Comes The Sun King’, Review of Conor O’Callaghan, The Sun King, Tower Poetry, July 2013

‘Difficult Music’, Review of collections by John Ashbery, Frederick Seidel and David Ferry, Poetry Review, 103.2 (Summer 2013), 107 – 111

‘Sing, Heavenly Muse’, Review of Paul Muldoon, Songs and Sonnets, Guardian, 12 January 2013, p. 14

‘Shadow-play with the Soul’, Review of Kathleen Jamie, The Overhaul, Guardian, 10 November 2012, Review section, p. 14

‘A Wounded Pilgrim Like us All’, Review of Thomas Lynch, The Sin Eater , Irish Times, 6 October 2012, Weekend Review, p. 13

‘Bird’s-Eye Views’, Review of John Fowles, Selected Poems, Guardian,  22 September 2012, Review section, p. 20

Review of Paul Farley, The Dark Film, Edinburgh Review, 135 (Autumn 2012), 144 – 148

Review of Alice Oswald, Memorial: An Excavation of the Iliad, Edinburgh Review, 134 (Summer 2012), 153 – 156

Review of Sean O’Brien, November, Tower Poetry: Poetry Matters, May 2011

Review of Jo Shapcott, Of Mutability, Edinburgh Review, 131 (Spring 2011), 103 – 104

‘Beyond Belfast’, Review of Alan Gillis, Here Comes the Night and Sinead Morrissey, Through a Square Window, Poetry Ireland Review, 102 (Autumn 2010), 90 – 95

Review of Seamus Heaney, Human Chain, Tower Poetry: Poetry Matters, October 2010

Review of John Stammers, Interior Night, Tower Poetry: Poetry Matters, July 2010

‘Make it Strange’, Review of Greta Stoddart, Salvation Jane, Poetry Ireland Review, 97 (Spring 2009), 102 – 108

‘Human Voices’, Review of Bernard O’Donoghue, Selected Poems; Julie O’Callaghan, Tell Me This is Normal: New and Selected Poems, Poetry Ireland Review, 95 (Autumn 2008), 101-8

‘Aspiring Poets’, Review of Tess Gallagher, Dear Ghosts, and Helen Dunmore, Glad of These Times, Poetry Ireland Review, 93 (Spring 2008), 111 – 116