Monday, April 20, 2009

White House Poetry Revival Wed 22nd Apr 2009

This week celebrating 300 readings at the White House, Limerick!

White House Poetry Revival
Wed 22nd April 2009 9.00pm

This weeks guest poet is Seán Lysaght plus launch of Revival 11.

Seán Lysaght was born in 1957 and grew up in Thomondgate, Limerick andstudied Arts at UCD. While still a student, he took part in the Castlereadings organised by Claude and Dorina Byrne in King John's Castle,Limerick. His first poems were published by Jim Kemmy in the LimerickSocialist. His first collection, Noah's Irish Ark (1989) was followed byfive books from Gallery Press, including Scarecrow (1998), The Mouth ofa River (2007) and translations from Goethe, Venetian Epigrams (2008).He was awarded the Lawrence O' Shaughnessy Poetry Award in 2007. HisSelected Poems will appear next year. He now lives in Westport, Co.Mayo.

Info: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 or Barney Sheehan 086 8657494 Blog http// The White House Poets acknowledge the support of the Arts Council, Foras na Gaeilge, Poetry Ireland.



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