Friday, July 18, 2008

White House Poetry Revival Wed 23rd July 2008


WED 23d JULY 2008 9.00pm

This weeks guest poet is Ailbhe Darcy.

Ailbhe Darcy has published poems in Ireland, Britain and the US. 'Protest' features in the current issue of Crannóg, and 'Bluff' can be found in the latest issue of Seam. She also writes critically on poetry for The Stinging Fly and Verbal. She recently appeared as part of the prestigious Poetry Ireland Introductions Series, and has read at the London Irish Centre, Liberty Hall and Keats' House. She will feature again at London's Poetry Café on 26th July.
Born in Dublin in 1981, Ailbhe has lived in Paris, Nice, London and Cambridge, working as a holiday rep, in a bookshop, at a tax institute, in a students' union and serving countless drinks in various pubs. She has a BA in English and French, an MA in publishing and an MSc in development studies, the last of which took her to Zambia to study community media there. At the end of August she will move to the US to embark on a PhD at the University of Notre Dame. With Clodagh Moynan, she co-edits Moloch, an online journal of new Irish art and writing.
Info: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 or Barney Sheehan 086 8657494 Blog http//:whitehousepoets.blogspot.comThe White House Poets gratefully acknowledges the support of Limerick City Council, the ArtsCouncil of Ireland, Foras na Gaeilge and Poetry Ireland.



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