Sunday, September 02, 2007

White House Poetry Revival Wed 5th Sept 2007

White House Poetry Revival
Wed 5th Sept 2007 9.00pm

This weeks guest is Catherine Ann Cullen.

Catherine Ann Cullen’s first collection of poetry, A Bone in My Throat, was published by Doghouse in July 2007. Catherine Ann was born in Drogheda, Co Louth. She is a graduate of the M.Phil in Creative Writing at Trinity College Dublin. Her work has been published in The Doghouse Book of Irish Ballads, two Sunday Miscellany collections, The Stinging Fly, College Green and The Sunday Tribune, and her poetry was used in the play, The Pandora Effect, by Gary Carter (London, 2003).She is a regular contributor to RTE Radio 1’s Sunday Miscellany and A Living Word, and has presented work at the Kilkenny Arts Festival, the Brendan Kennelly Festival, the Poetry Ireland Introductions series, the Between the Lines Festival, and Belfast Young at Arts. Her two children’s books, The Magical, Mystical, Marvelous Coat (2001) and Thirsty Baby (2003) have been published by Little, Brown in the US. The first won a gold award for Poetry and Folklore from the American Parents Association. She has also written two stories for the RTE series Fiction 15, and one for the collection Stories for Jamie (Blackwater Press, 2002). Her animation work includes a bawdy verse-script for Rowlandson Rides Again (Moving Still, 2006), an adult short on the 18th C artist Thomas Rowlandson. She has made documentaries and a series about food for RTE Radio 1 as well as producing current affairs, arts and features. She lives with her partner Harry and daughter Stella Nora in Kimmage, Dublin 12.

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