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‘Straight out of the border region of Ireland in County Cavan, The Moth is one of the most impressive literary magazines publishing now in the English-speaking world. The magazine is slender, neat and unpretentious in design; its visual art is typically stunning, its typeface invitingly diminutive. The interviews read often like craft-packed mini-memoirs. The poems and stories are consistently gripping, pertinent, stirring. Like all real literature the words The Moth carries on its wings to readers are local and intimate yet gathered from the multitudes. Subscribe and be surprised’  Dan O’Brien

What would life look like without The Moth? It would be the end of our civilization. Such as it is. The Moth 4EVER!’ Gary Shteyngart

It’s beautiful.  I always want to frame it  Fiona Benson

‘It manages to have gravitas and coolness simultaneously National Poetry Library (UK)

No other magazine like it Billy Collins

‘There’s a great Kandinsky colour-as-music feel to the magazine’ Nichola Deane  

The Moth is a friend to the bright Joshua Cohen

The Moth magazine is a thing of beauty’ Caoilinn Hughes

‘I skim the serious American journals where I send work, but I actually read The Moth and I aspire to it. My friend the nun is shocked, I think, by the work … but she is reading it too, in her Italian cloister. She is probably praying for you.’ a subscriber

The Moth is a small and very pleasing work of art ... it even has a collectible feel ... The literary selection on offer is superb ... with interviews which capture vivid and readable portraits of each author’ Irish Arts Review 

The Moth is a beautiful creature’ David Mitchell

The Moth does not flutter, but pierces truthfully with wit’ Yusef Komunyakaa

‘No other magazine like it’ Billy Collins

The Moth is an amazing magazine’ Donal Ryan

‘If you want to keep your finger on the pulse, The Moth magazine is all you need’ Christine Dwyer Hickey

‘Exquisitely designed and choc-a-bloc with exciting new artworks and wordworks’ Paul Durcan

The Moth is a rare literary gem’ Dermot Healy

‘Ireland’s newest, and coolest, literary magazine’ Irish Times

‘It is not just a magazine, but a work of art’ The Bridge
 
‘Something quite special has been created by O’Connor and Govan, not only in the exceptional content of the magazine, but also in the elegantly set print and pages’ 
Totally Dublin


  
  

  

 
 
    
   
         
    
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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