Welcome to Revival Poets on line blog. The Poetry Revival in Limerick City, Ireland has been a weekly feature of the poetry scene in Limerick for over six years. In 2006 Revival Poetry Journal was launched while recently Revival TRIO Series was launched showcaseing three of our poets. A CD called Microphone On - five years after is available from www.revivalpress.com
Thursday, July 31, 2008
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Wanted: Limerick Writers for Writing Course
Urgently seeking applications from Limerick Writers for Dingle Writing Courses Bursary
If you’re a writer who’s hungry to learn more about your craft but can’t afford to take it further, Dingle Writing Courses may have the answer.In association with Kerry County Council, Dingle Writing Courses is offering one Kerry writer the chance to take an intensive weekend writing course this autumn, at a fraction of the normal fee. The winner of the bursary will work with one of Ireland’s top writers in one of west Kerry’s most scenic spots. Tigh Aine sits on the tip of the Dingle Peninsula overlooking the magnificent Clothar Head and Strand, and in between tutoring sessions course participants are treated to stunning views and the best of home-cooked food.
The winner of the bursary can choose from one of the following courses: Poetry with Maurice Riordan, September 19-21, Children’s Fiction with Malachy Doyle, September 26 – 28, Starting to Write with Enda Wyley, October 10-12, Fiction with Claire Kilroy, October 17-19.
To coincide with the courses each tutor will give a public reading at lunchtime in the Dingle Bookshop on the Friday the course begins.
For a bursary application form contact Limerick City Arts Office at: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 061 407421. For further information on all courses and readings contact Dingle Writing Courses on 066 9159815, email: email@example.com, or check out the website on www.dinglewritingcourses.ie.
Abigail Joffe & Nicholas McLachlanDirectorsDingle Writing Courses BallintleaVentryCo. KerryIrelandTel:066 9159815www.dinglewritingcourses.ie
Labels: writing course bursary
White House Poetry Revival
Wed 30th July 2008 9.00pm
This Weeks Guesyt Poet is DAVE ROCK.
Dave Rock is an arts undergraduate at NUIG. Cuirt Grand Slam finalist. North Beach Nights Grand Finalist. Winner of a number of poetry prizes.
Info: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 or Barney Sheehan 086 8657494 Bloghttp//:whitehousepoets.blogspot.comThe White House Poetsgratefullyacknowledges the support of the Arts Council, Foras na Gaeilge, Poetry Ireland, Limerick City Council.
Revival - a new poetry journal from the WhiteHousePoets
Call For Submissions Issue 9 of Revival
Revival, the poetry journal of the WhiteHousePoets, is calling for submissions from local, national and international poets for the next issue which will be published in Limerick, July 2008.
The deadline for submissions is: Issue 9 is the 31st August 2008.
Submission guidelines: http://revivalpoetrybook.blogspot.com/2006/07/revival-journal-of-contemporary-poetry.html
Saturday, July 26, 2008
White House Poetry Slide Show
Friday, July 18, 2008
White House Poetry Revival Wed 23rd July 2008
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.
Sunday, July 13, 2008
Launch Of Issue 8 Revival Poetry Journal
Thursday, July 10, 2008
White House Poetry Revival Slide Show
Monday, July 07, 2008
White House Poetry Revival Wed 9th July 2008
White House Poetry Revival
Wed 9th July 2008 9.00pm
This weeks guest is Alan Garvey.
Alan Garvey is an Arts administrator and part-time lecturer, he has been published in various magazines and anthologies. He has received grants from the Arts Council in order to travel to Toronto, Newfoundland and Budapest; and has given readings around the country. He lives in Carlow with his wife, Tara and son, Keir, where he is one of the founding members of the Pygmalion Writers’ Group. His first collection, Herself in Air (2006), was published by Lapwing Publications, Belfast. His second, Learning To Crawl (also on Lapwing) was published earlier this year. He has just submitted his MA in Creative Writing thesis for which he studied in WIT, and returned from Budapest where he was working on a new series of poems.
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.