Saturday, June 13, 2009

White House Poetry Revival Wed 17th June 2009

White House Poetry Revival
Wed 17th June 2009 9.00pm

This weeks guest poet is Catherine Walsh.

Catherine Walsh was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1964. Having lived in Barcelona and in Eastbourne, England, she is now back in Ireland, living in Limerick. She has published and read and her work is taught at Third Level widely in Ireland, the U.K. and the U.S. She co-edits hardPressed Poetry and the Journal with Billy Mills. Her books include Macula (Red Wheelbarrow Press, Dublin: 1986); The Ca Pater Pillar Thing and More Besides (hardPressed Poetry, Dublin, 1986), Making Tents (hardPressed Poetry, Dublin, 1987), Short Stories (North & South, Twickenham and Wakefield, 1989), Pitch (Pig Press, Durham, 1994), Idir Eatortha & Making Tents (Invisible Books, London, 1996); City West (Shearsman, Exeter, 2005) and from Optic Verve (Longhouse, Vermont 2006). Her work is included in No Soy Tu Musa (Ediciones Torremozas, Madrid, 2008), a bilingual Spanish/English anthology of Irish women poets. Her next book, Optic Verve: A Commentary, is forthcoming from Shearsman.

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.



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