Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2019

Bailieborough Poetry Festival takes place on the weekend of October 3 – 5, 2019.

Bailieborough Poetry Competition closing date is this Friday, 6 September. Details here.

Thursday 3 October will see the official opening at 7pm in Bailieborough Library of the festival and of the collaboration between LitLab writers and Virginia artist Jim McPartlin.

On Friday 4 October LitLab's latest poetry anthology will be launched. This is edited by current Cavan Writer in Residence, Anthony J Quinn. The featured poet will be Moya Cannon.

Saturday morning has two poetry workshops, by Pat Boran and Moya Cannon. Booking online.

In the afternoon Anthony J Quinn, this years judge, will announce the winners of the Bailieborough Poetry Competition and shortlisted poets will read. This will be followed by a reading from his published work by Anthony and, after a short break, a talk on developing oneself as a writer also by Anthony.

The Festival concludes on Saturday evening with readings by Kate Ennals and Pat Boran followed by an Open Mic and some music.

Full details on website at present or very soon.

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