Sunday, June 07, 2009

White House Poetry Revival Wed 10th June 2009

White House Poetry Revival

Wed 10th June. 2006 9.00pm

This weeks guest poet is John Menaghan from the United States.

John Menaghans first book of poems,"All the Money in the World," appeared in 1999 from Salmon Poetry. His second book, "She Alone," a book-length sequence tracing an imaginary woman's journey from birth to death and beyond appeared, also from Salmon, in April 2006. His third book What Vanishes (Salmon Poetry) has just been published.

He has won awards for his poetry, including an Academy of American Poets Prize. In addition, he has translated poems by Baudelaire,Mallarmé, Verlaine, Rimbaud, and Valéry and published a number of these translations.He has read his work all across across the U.S.from New York to Honolulu as well as in Ireland and Hungary.

He is now a full professor at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and both founder and Director of both an Irish Studies and a Summer in Ireland program there.

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 and Limerick City Council.



At 5:56 AM, Blogger mairead said...

Hi Dominic, I am trying to get in touch with Catherine Walsh and would love if you would send me her email address
Thank you!


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