Monday, February 15, 2010

Boyne Readings and Open Mic 1

Our Boyne Readings and Open Mic starts again after the Christmas break on Thursday February 18, at 8pm. These take place monthly on the third Thursday in The Village Hall, Knightsbridge Village, Longwood Road, Trim.

Each night features two well known writers who read from their work. This is followed by an open mic session where everyone is welcome to read their own work.

Just come along on the night and sign in. Admission 5 euro, Tea/Coffee, Biscuits.

The featured readers this month are Susan Connolly and Michael Sheils.

Susan Connolly was born in Drogheda, Co. Louth in 1956. Her principal poetry collections include For the Stranger (Dublin, Dedalus Press,1993); and, with Anne-Marie Moroney, Stone and Tree Sheltering Water: An Exploration of Sacred and Secular Wells in Co. Louth (Flax Mill, 1998).

Other short collections include
How High the Moon (Poetry Ireland/Co-operation North 1991); Race to the Sea (Flax Mill, 1999); Ogham: Ancestors Remembered in Stone (Flax Mill, 2000); A Salmon in the Pool (Tearmann, 2001), a literary and placenames map of the river Boyne from source to sea. Her most recent collection of poetry is Forest Music (2009). She was awarded the Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship in Poetry in 2001.

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