our current poets

Sadie McCarney

Sadie McCarney

Sadie McCarney is a Canadian poet who grew up in Nova Scotia. She now lives on Prince Edward Island, where she also writes fiction.

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Julie Morrissy

Julie Morrissy

Julie is an exciting new poet who we are pleased to welcome to our press. She was recently announced as a ‘Next Generation’ artist for 2018/19 by the Arts Council of Ireland

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Brendan Cleary

Brendan Cleary

Originally from Northern Ireland, Brendan spent a number of years in the North East before moving to Brighton where he lives & works as a poetry tutor.

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tall-lighthouse is proud to have published & supported the following poets:


Abdul Jamal     Abi Curtis   Adam O’Riordan   Ailbhe Darcy

Alan Buckley   Alex Brockhurst   Angela Williams   Aoife Mannix

Alex Green   Amy Key   Andy Brown

Baden Prince   Ben Parker   Ben Wilkinson   Brendan Cleary

Camellia Stafford   Cathy Ryan   Charlotte Runcie   Chelsea Cargill

David Crystal   Dikra Ridha

Ebele   Emily Berry   Emma McGordon

Gareth Jones   Graham Buchan   Graham Pollock

Harry Man   Heather Taylor   Helen Mort   Helen Oswald

James Bell   Janice Fixter   Jasmine Ann Cooray   Jay Bernard

Jocelyn Page   Jodie Hollander   Joe Duggan   John Barron

Jazzman John Clarke   John McCullough   Josephine Corcoran

Julie Morrissy

Kate Potts   Keith Please   Ken Champion   Kim Lasky

Lisa Dart   Liz Berry

Maggie Sullivan   Marc Swan   Mark Russell

Matt Haw   Miriam Gamble

Nii Ayikwei Parkes

Pierre Ringwald

Retta Bowen   Rhian Edwards   Richard O’Brien   Ronnie McGrath

Sadie McCarney   Sarah Howe   Simon Pomery  

Sonya Smith   Stacy Fox

Todd Swift

Valerie Jack   Vidyan Ravinthiran

Wendy French