Friday, October 10, 2014
Nerys Williams Poetry Reading
Bailieborough Poetry Festival, Friday 10 October:
8pm: Reading by Welsh poet Nerys Williams to mark the centenary of the birth of Dylan Thomas in Murtagh’s Lounge, Main Street.
Followed by Poetry Aloud, an open mic night in Murtagh’s Lounge c.10pm.
Nerys Williams, a native of Carmarthen in West Wales, is a native Welsh speaker. She lectures in American Literature at University College, Dublin. She has published poems, critical essays widely and is the author of A Guide to Contemporary Poetry as well as study of contemporary American poetry, Reading Error.
Her first collection of poetry, Sound Archive, published by Seren in 2011 was the winner of the DLR Strong Award (in partnership with Shine) for best first collection at Poetry Now/Mountains to the Sea Festival.
Nerys Williams reads from Sound Archive on the Seren site.