Saturday, February 16, 2008

White House Poetry Revival Wed 20th Feb 2008

White House Poetry Revival

Wed 20th Feb 2008 9.00pm

This weeks guest poet is Elaine Feeney.

Elaine Feeney was born in Galway in 1979. She teaches English at St. Patrick’s College. She has been writing poetry since her teens. Elaine has published her work in various magazines including The Shop and Nth Position. Her first collection ‘Indiscipline’ was a joint publication with poet Dave Lordan in 2007 by Maverick Press. She is an accomplished performer of her work and has read her work at venues throughout Ireland and England.

“Feeney’s effortless empathy with the people she writes about combines with her savage wit to make her political poems compelling reading. She is a poet of rare energy and talent”

Kevin Higgins

The White House Poets gratefully acknowledges the support of the Arts Council, Foras na Gaeilge and Poetry Ireland. info: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 or Barney Sheehan 086 8657494 Blog http//



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