Mark Whelan for Gort Literary Festival
Organiser of Limerick's literary festival, Cuisle, Mark Whelan, will find himself reading at the end of the month at the forthcoming 'The Forge At Gort' literary festival, organised by Galway's Western Writers' Centre. Most recently, Mark Whelan, working with artist Thomas Delahory, brought out a collection of poems and drawings around Richard Harris and his Limerick connection, 'Always Pushing The Pull Door,' published by Limerick's Revival Press. Mark Whelan will read in O'Grady's Bar, The Square, Gort, with poet and artist Frank Golden, on Saturday, March 29th, at 1pm.
Frank Golden is a Dublin artist and member of the Board of the Western Writers' Centre and a prominent poet and story writer who has lived in Co. Clare for many years. His most recent collection of work, 'In Daily Accord,' was published recently from Salmon Poetry. Reviews of both Mark Whelan's work and that of Frank Golden can be found on the Western Writers' Centre website's Kiosque pages, at www.twwc.ie Admission to the Gort readings is €7 and €5. The new festival is sponsored by Quinn's Pharmacy, Gort, The Arts Council, and Galway County Council. Further details can be obtained from 091.533594 or mhtml:%7B79B28CE4-7850-4EA8-8F8D-83D94843268E%7Dmid://00000223/!x-usc:mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org