Sunday, March 25, 2007

White House Poetry Revival Wed 28th March 2007

White House Poetry Revival
Wed 28th March 2007 9:00pm

This weeks guest is Aosdána poet and author Brian Lynch.

Brian Lynch was born in Dublin in 1945. His first book, Endsville (1967),
was shared with Paul Durcan, while his play, Crooked in the Car Seat, was
nominated for a Harvey Award in the 1979 Dublin Theatre Festival. Caught in
a Free State, a 1984 four-part RTÉ/Channel 4 series about German spies in
Ireland during World War II, won a Jacobs Award and the Banff International
TV Festival Award for best drama. A feature film, Love and Rage, starring
Daniel Craig and Greta Scacchi, was directed by Cathal Black in 1999. He Has published two books on the artist artist
Tony O'Malley. His novel, The Winnerof Sorrow, about the poet William Cowper, was shortlisted for the Hughes and Hughes
Novel of the Year Award 2006. His long poem on Northern Ireland,
'Pity For The Wicked', was shortlisted for the 2007 Christopher Ewart-Biggs
Memorial Award.. He was elected to Aosdána in 1985,
nominated by Michael Hartnett and Samuel Beckett.

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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