Sunday, September 17, 2006

White House Poetry Revival Wed 20th Sept. 2006


White House Poetry Revival
Wed 20th Sept 2006 9.00pm

The White House Poets in association with Foras na Gaeilge continue their series of bi-lingual poetry readings this Wednesday 20th Sept. 2006 at 9.00pm in the White House pub, 52 O Connell Street , Limerick

This weeks guest is bi-lingual poet Gabriel Rosenstock.

From Kilfinane, Co. Limerick Gabriel Rosenstock is a poet, haikuist, translator and editor. His latest bilingual volume from Cló Iar-Chonnachta is Rogha Dánta/ Selected Poems (translated from the Irish by Paddy Bushe) and his selected haiku are due shortly from Comhar. He and Cathal Ó Searcaigh are the judges of this year’s international haiku contest with a prize fund of €6,000. Further information: He is assistant editor with An Gum and is a member of Aosdana. And if you can’t catch him in the White House he will be reading soon at Éigse Hartnett. He lives in Dublin.

The White House Poetry Revival has being going now for three years. Every Wednesday the famous old world bar is transformed into a centre of culture as poets recite their latest work. Barney Sheehan and Dominic Taylor , the people behind the revival of poetry at the White House, continue to attract the best of Irish and International poetry to Limerick. The White House Poets would like to acknowledge the involvement of the Arts Council, Poetry Ireland, Foras na Gaeilge, Limerick City Council and the White House Bar for their continued support that has helped make the White House one of the pre eminent venues for poetry in Ireland.

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.

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