White House Poetry Revival Wed 6th Aug 2008
Wed 6th August 2008 9.00pm
This weeks guest poet is Eileen Sheehan.
Eileen Sheehan: Eileen Sheehan is from Scartaglin, Co Kerry, now living in Killarney. Her first collection, Song Of The Midnight Fox (Doghouse Books) was published in 2004. She is the winner of the inaugural Writers’ Week Listowel Poetry Slam (2004) and the Brendan Kennelly Poetry Award (2006). She is on the Poetry Ireland Writers In Schools Scheme and is employed by County Kerry VEC teaching Creative Writing at Killarney Technical College. Anthology publications include The Open Door Book of Poetry (Ed Niall MacMonagle), Winter Blessings by Patricia Scanlan, Our Shared Japan (Dedalus Press) and The Echoing Years: An Anthology of Irish & Canadian Poetry. In April she read at The National American Conference For Irish Studies in Iowa. Her second collection, Down the Sunlit Hall, was launched at Writers’ Week Listowel in May 2008.
Info: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 or Barney Sheehan 086 8657494 Blog http//:whitehousepoets.blogspot.com
The White House Poets gratefully acknowledges the support of Limerick City Council, the Arts
Council of Ireland, Foras na Gaeilge and Poetry Ireland.