In conversation with Andy Cash, winner of the Hysteria 2020 poetry competition

In conversation with Andy Cash, winner of the Hysteria 2020 poetry competition

Andy Cash was the winner of the Hysteria 2020 poetry competition with his poem The Poets Meeting published in the Hysteria 7 anthology. Andy writes about love, hope, human insecurities, death, our needs, mental illness and weaknesses, strengths, deep desires to be part of a fellow brethren and the lusts of life in an everyday…

Waxing lyrical about poetry by Alex Reece Abbott

Waxing lyrical about poetry by Alex Reece Abbott

The third category for the Sixth International Hysteria Writing Competition is poetry. That means a poem with the very loose theme “things of interest to women.” Oh, and a maximum of twenty lines, not including spaces. Our writer in residence Alex Reece Abbott has asked some award-winning poets and judges from around the world to share…

Meeting Dane Cobain, author of Eyes Like Lighthouses When the Boats Come Home

Meeting Dane Cobain, author of Eyes Like Lighthouses When the Boats Come Home

Hi everyone, this week I’d like to introduce Dane Cobain, the author of several books including Eyes like lighthouses when the boats come home. It’s Dane’s first book of poetry, distilled from the sweat of a thousand memorised performances in this reality and others. It’s not for the faint-hearted.