White House Poetry Revival Wed 27th Feb 2008
White House Poetry Revival
Wed 27th Feb 2008 9.00pm
This weeks guest poet is Chuck Kruger and the Limerick launch of 'Sourcing' his new collection of poems.
Born 1938, Finger-lakes Area of New York State, USA. Festival director, teacher, journalist, poet, broadcaster, fiction writer. Educated at Hamilton College, Bread Loaf School of English and Washington U, all in America, Kruger worked for 26 years as a teacher, counsellor, administrator and lecturer in places as disparate as Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Switzerland. In 1986, he moved part-time to Clear Island, Co. Cork, and set up official residence in 1992. In 1994 he founded what would become an annual international storytelling festival. A member of the organization “artists without frontiers” and “The Irish Writers' Union & Poetry Society of America,” Kruger currently contributes to such publications as The Irish Examiner, The Marine Times and The Southern Star in Ireland, as well as many American, UK and Swedish magazines. He has broadcast his poetry over the radio, and is involved in countless festivals and judging panels both domestically and internationally. He also edits collections of poetry. He currently resides on his farm on Clear Island, Co Cork.
Info: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 or Barney Sheehan 086 8657494 Blog http//:whitehousepoets.blogspot.com The White House Poets gratefully acknowledges the support of the Arts Council, Foras na Gaeilge and Poetry Ireland.