White House Poetry Revival Wed 8th Oct 2008
White House Poetry Revival
Wed 8th Oct. 2008 9.00pm
This weeks guest is Paul Allen (US).
Paul Allen teaches poetry writing and writing song lyrics at The College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, where he has taught since 1974. Published in numerous journals and anthologies, his work includes American Crawl (Vassar Miller Poetry Prize, UNT Press, 1997) and the chapbook, His Longing: The Small Penis Oratorio (FootHills Publishing, Kanona, NY, 2005), a sequence of metaphysical conceits.
His most recent poetry collection, Ground Forces, is scheduled for 2008 publication with Salmon Publishing Ltd. (Ireland).
He has also produced a CD of poems and songs, The Man with the Hardest Belly, available on Napster. He is twice recipient of the South Carolina Arts Commission's Individual Artist Fellowship in Poetry.
Info: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 or Barney Sheehan 086 8657494 Bloghttp//:whitehousepoets.blogspot.comThe White House Poets gratefully acknowledges the support of the Arts Council, Foras na Gaeilge, Poetry Ireland, Limerick City Council.