White House Poetry Revival Wed 25th Oct 2006
White House Poetry Revival
Wed 25th Oct. 2006 9.00pm
This weeks special guest poet is Galway born Gary King.
Born in Galway in 1963. Has been writing for a number of years and been published in The Burning Bush, West 47, Crannog, Poetry Monthly and a range of other poetry journals. He has had a chapbook of poems published in 2004 by 'Over the Edge' called 'Ambiguous lights'. A finalist in the Cuirt festival Grand Slam this year he was recently the winner of the Galway Art Centre monthly poetry slam held in the 'ruby room' of the Kings Head pub. As a result of this he has qualified for the grand slam final of the Cuirt Festival Slam in April 07.
In addition to poetry he also writes fiction and has recently read publicly from a work entitled 'A Week in the Life of an Opinion'
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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