Sunday, May 13, 2007

White House Poetry Revival Wed 16th May 2007

White House Poetry Revival
Wed 16th May 2007 9.00pm

This weeks guest poet is Ciaran O Driscoll.

CIARAN O'DRISCOLL was born in Callan in 1943, and presently lives in Limerick, where he lectures in the School of Art and Design, and is a committee member of Cuisle, Limerick City¹s International Poetry Festival.
He has published eight books of poetry including Moving On, Still There: New and Selected Poems (Dedalus Press, 2001) and more recently Surreal Man, a chapbook of 21 poems (Pighog, 2006), and Vecchie Donne di Magione, a dual language edition of poems in an Italian setting (Volumnia Editrice, 2006). In 2001, Liverpool University Press published his childhood memoir, A Runner Among Falling Leaves. He has won a number of awards for his work, including a Bursary in Literature from the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon, and the Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship in Poetry. He is a member of Aosdána.

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