It has been nearly two weeks since I wrote my last post and there has been a very good reason for this – moving to a different country. After 4 years in Japan, 3 in Cambridge and 6 in London, my poet/writer hubby Joseph Robert and I have relocated to Belfast.

Crossing the Irish Sea by ferry from Cairnryan

Crossing the Irish Sea by ferry from Cairnryan

Hopefully the smaller place away from big city life will inspire some new poetry and fiction. We certainly got to see some beautiful sights during the 8 hour drive in the man and van from Hammersmith in London up North: the Lake District and the lowlands of Scotland. But, as we get settled in to life in Northern Ireland, here is A Literary Atlas of Ireland to give a summary of the most well known Irish writers.

About Leilanie Stewart

Leilanie Stewart is an author and poet from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her writing centres around protagonists who are on a journey of self-discovery and who explore their identity by overcoming adversity. She began writing for publication while working as an English teacher in Japan, a career pathway that has influenced themes in her writing. Her former career as an Archaeologist has also inspired her writing and she has incorporated elements of archaeology and mythology into both her fiction and poetry. In addition to promoting her own work, Leilanie runs Bindweed Magazine, a creative writing ezine, with her writer husband, Joseph Robert. Aside from literary pursuits, Leilanie enjoys spending time with her husband and their lively literary tot, a voracious reader of construction vehicle books. CONNECT WITH ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://mailchi.mp/17e6ca162ff3/leilanie-stewart-author

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