Three poets, a play and a slam

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first_imgNewsLocal NewsThree poets, a play and a slamBy admin – August 23, 2012 525 Previous articleShannon Musical Society’s ‘The Producers’Next articlePuerto Rico meets West Side New York admin Advertisement Linkedin Twitter SEPTEMBER 4’s ‘On the Nail’ will take place at The Locke Bar on George’s Quay, original home of this monthly literary gathering. Next month’s guest readers are John Liddy and Celeste Augé, and in association with Foras na Gaeilge, Pádraig MacFhearghus. Gabhar Theatre Company will stage another 10 minute play. Everything begins down by the riverside on Tuesday 4 at 8pm. John Liddy is from Limerick but lives in Madrid. His poetry collections include ‘Wine and Hope’ (1999), ‘Cast-A-Net’ (2003) and ‘Gleanings from the Margins’ (2010). Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up He is the founding editor along with Jim Burke of The Stony Thursday Book and co-organiser of The Well/El Manantial festival of poetry in Madrid.Celeste Augé is an Irish-Canadian writer who has lived in Ireland since she was 12 years old. Widely published, in 2010 she received an Irish Arts Council Literature Bursary to work on her second collection of poetry. She won the 2011 Cuirt New Writing Prize for fiction and her book ‘Fireproof & Other Stories’ was published by Doire Press in July of this year.Pádraig Mac Fhearghusa was born in West Cork and lives now in Tralee, working as editor of the monthly Feasta. His collection ‘An Dara Bás’ (Coiscéim, 2002) won the Oireachtas na Gaeilge National Poetry Prize in 2002. Among his publications is ‘Tóraíocht an Mhíshonais’, an Irish language introduction to Freud and Jung (Coiscéim, 1997).Gabhar Theatre Company is back with another 10 minute play staged by regulars Grace Cronin, Shane Vaughan and Hugh O’Brien. Next LWC event will be a performance poetry slam, again at The Locke, on Tuesday 11 at 8.30pm. Look forward to some vivid imagery and catchy rhythm.center_img WhatsApp Facebook Email Printlast_img

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