PJ BOURKE TRAPP

Official Writing Portfolio

 

WRITER AND MUSICIAN

Novels, Plays, Poems, Short Stories, Songs

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POEMS, PLAYS AND MUSIC

My name is PJ Bourke Trapp. I was born on Gran Canaria, Spain to German/Irish artists. I am a poet, playwright novelist, short story writer, singer-songwriter, illustrator, podcaster and teacher. This websites showcasts a selection of my work. I also feature extracts from my upcoming novel 'Okutama Express', as well as from my two upcoming plays 'The Actor' and 'The Mountain of the World'.

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POEMS

In my poems I write about memory, nature, animals, life changing events, history, interpersonal relationships, travelling. I'm working currently on a series of poems directly and indirectly related to Brexit and Covid-19.

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OKUTAMA EXPRESS

'Okutama Express' is a novel suitable for both older children and adults about a lovesick and lost young man living in Tokyo who one day decides to go to the distant town of Okutama where he meets a strange dog that takes him into a stranger journey up the mountains on a bus full of wolf spirits. When the young man is unable to take the mysterious bus back he finds himself in a fix, begins to forget things and instead takes on a mysterious mission of which he knows nothing about: all he knows is that he needs to reach the top of the mountain...

 

“But it is one thing to read about dragons and another to meet them.”

Ursula K. Le Guin

 
 

CONTACT

39 Brookwood Road, Dublin 5, Ireland

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