Friday, March 03, 2006

White House Poetry Revival Wed 8th March 2006

White House Poetry Revival
Wed 8th March 2006 9.00pm

In association with Poetry Ireland the White House Poetry Revival continues this week with guest poet Kerry Hardie.

Kerry Hardie was born 1951 and grew up in Co Down, she now lives in Co. Kilkenny. Her publications include: Poetry –A Furious Place - Gallery Press, 1996; Cry for the Hot Belly - Gallery Press 2000; The Sky Didn’t Fall – Gallery Press, 2003. The Silence Came Close forthcoming, 2006. Novels: Hannie Bennet’s Winter Marriage - Harper Collins 2000, The Bird Woman Harper Collins, forthcoming, July 2006.

She has won many prizes and commendations, including the National Poetry Prize, The Lawrence O’Shaughnessy Award for Poetry, University of St Thomas, Minnesota 2005, and the Michael Hartnett Award [joint winner] 2005.

She has been awarded residencies in Portugal, Switzerland, Paris, Scotland, Spain. Reviews for the Boston Globe. Her work has been widely anthologised.

As usual the reading is preceded by an open mic session in which anyone who wishes to read is invited to do so. Complementary finger food is provided and proceeding commence at 9.00 pm.

For further information contact Barney Sheehan at 086 8657494 or Dominic Taylor at 087 2996409 email Website Blog


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