Thursday, September 9, 2010

Poetry Launch

Poetry Ireland in association with Bradshaw Books presents the launch of The Green Crown by Roderick Ford and Who’s Counting by Shirley McClure in the Damer Hall, 112 St Stephen’s Green West, Dublin 2 tonight, Thursday, at 6.30pm.

Shirley McClure won a joint second prize in the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry competition last year and was highly commended in the iYeats International Poetry Competition this year.

Roderick Ford has won both Listowel poetry prizes and the Frances Ledwidge Award. His collection The Shoreline of Falling was shortlisted for a Glen Dimplex First Book Award. The Green Crown is his second collection.

Poet Katie Donovan will officially launch the volumes. Admission free.

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