Why We Love Working With Debut Writers

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In the first years of the press John and I would run to the door when we heard our printer’s van arrive and would practically maul the deliverer as he brought in the boxes of books. To say we couldn’t contain our excitement was to put it mildly. Once the delivery driver was gone, we […]

On Celebrating Ten Years

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When we’re asked about how we started Doire Press we always say the same thing — that we never set out to start a press; rather, it just kind of happened. The story is that I was here in Ireland visiting John, who had just received a publication grant for his second poetry collection, Love’s […]

Money For Nothing: Some Advice On Submitting to Doire Press

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You want to see your name in the big bright lights? You want the joy of that first copy of your first book coming into your mailbox some sunny April morning? You want to be feted at your first launch, with family and friends, zealous (or jealous?) fellow-authors milling around you (when all this becomes […]