"Anne Casey sings a wry and joyful hymn to a domestic suburban weekend" - guest editors, Nathanael O'Reilly and Lachlan Brown on 'nothing happens in the burbs' published in 'SUBURBIA', Cordite #84 on 1 February 2018.
'final offensive' was Commended in the Bangor Forty Words Competition 2017 and published in Bangor Literary Journal, Issue 1, March 2018.
View a video recitation of 'where the lost things go', 'In memoriam I: Made in Miltown Malbay', 'In memoriam II: The draper', 'In memoriam IX: Spilt milk', 'Days like today', 'Astir', 'The Lady Angophora', 'Palm Cove parade', 'Between ebb and flow' and 'Come and find me' - Poetry Book Club at Girls on Key podcast, March 2018.
'burnt offerings', 'where the lost things go', 'Between ebb and flow', 'Metaphoric rise' and 'In memoriam II: the Draper' were published on Poethead by Christine Murray on 11 April 2018.
'Still I Rise' won 3rd Place in the Women’s National Book Association Poetry Competition 2018 (USA). This poem was subsequently published in 'Verity La Magazine' (see end of article to read poem) and in 'The Irish Times' (see end of article to read poem) in May 2018.
'Observance' was published in Verity La Magazine on 3 August 2018.
'Category four' was published in In the News' anthology (The Poetry Box August 2018). This poem, based on the poet's real-life experience of Tropical Cyclone (Hurricane) Ului in Far North Queensland in 2010, won the Edith Cowan Writer's Centre/Glen Phillips Novice Writer Award 2017.
'mutation' and 'Nocturne in me' were published in 'Cailleach' issue of Not4U Zine in August 2018 - all profits from this issue were donated to the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre.
'Recipe for a Giant Pickle' was selected for performance by the Climate Guardians at the inaugural Biennale of Australian Art (BOAA) in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia in October 2018 - the largest ever showcase of living Australian Artists, with sincere thanks to curator, Deborah Hart and Anne Elvey, Managing Editor of Plumwood Mountain, who first published the poem.
‘Between ebb and flow’, ‘a great mirror’ and ‘Projecting forward’ were published in HUSK Magazine #11, November 2018.
'scion' was selected for inclusion in the ‘Spirit of Nature’ poetry and art exhibition at Manly Art Gallery in Sydney on 4 November, with sincere thanks to Michele Seminara, Managing Editor of Verity La Magazine. The poem was published in the Australian Poetry Collaboration, with many thanks to Editor, Les Wicks. This poem also received Honorable Mention in the 45th New Millennium Writing Awards 2018 (USA).
‘if I were to tell you’ won 1st Prize in 2018 Alice Sinclair Memorial Writing Competition - Fellowship of Australian Writers, Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia in November 2018. This poem was published in Quiddity literary journal in December 2018.
'Leonora is grieving' was published in Déraciné literary journal in December 2018. This poem remembers a young man from the declining Australian outback mining town of Leonora. Like so many youths in marginalised areas, he was a victim of despair, spiralling into drug/alcohol abuse and ultimately, suicide.
'Christmas kisses' (first published in The Irish Times in December 2016) was selected by Poetry Northern Ireland as part of their Poetry Advent Calendar in December 2018.
'awash', 'blue on white' and 'Long distance' were published in Enthralled Magazine, Vol 1 Issue 11 Special Edition: Blue in December 2018.