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Eat the Storms is a Poetry Podcast for all poets, regardless of the stages of their career, to share their voices. This international podcast is hosted and produced by Irish poet Damien B. Donnelly. It is available on Spotify, Apple, Anchor, Google, Podbean, Breaker, CastBox, OverCast, PocketCast, Podcast Addicts, PlayerFM, Radio Public and many more platforms with new episodes airing every Saturday at 5pm. There are over 60 episodes available to listen to spread featuring over 300 guest poets from around the world. Season 5 began in May 2022.

Talk about Books is a space to share love for poetry pamphlets and collections and interviews with poets.

The Storms, a printed Journal of poetry, prose and visual art, opened for submissions on 2nd May 2022 for its inaugural issue and is supported by Arts Council Ireland and Fingal Arts. All submission details are in The Storms section- click the tab above.

Damien Donnelly returned to Ireland in 2019 after 23 years in Paris, London and Amsterdam, working in the fashion industry as a pattern maker for various brands including Calvin Klein, & Other Stories, Pepe Jeans, Reiss and G-Star. His writing focuses on identity, fragility and connection. His interests revolve around falling over and learning how to get back up while baking delicious cakes. His work had been published in numerous journals online and in print including Black Bough Poetry, Barren Magazine, Anti Hereon Chic, Icefloe Press and The Bangor Literary Journal. His debut poetry pamphlet Eat the Storms, which was featured on the Poetry Book Society Winter List 2020/21 and his Stickleback micro collection Considering Canvases with Boys were both published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press. Both were nominated for Pushcart Prizes. In the Jitterfritz of Neon was published, also by The Hedgehog Poetry Press, in 2022, a conversational poetry pamphlet he co-wrote with EilĂ­n de Paor. His first full poetry collection Enough! documenting his love affair with Paris will be published on 29th August 2022. by a second full