White House Poetry Revival Wed 12th Aug 2009
White House Poetry Revival
Wed 12th Aug 2009 9.00pm
This weeks guest poet is Mark Whelan.
Mark Whelan is a Limerick born poet. His work has been published in journals both at home and abroad, some of which has been translated into French Spanish and Farsi.
He has read at a number of international poetry festivals including Murcia International Poetry Festival in Spain and Pulse: Brighton International Poetry Festival in the UK.
He has published two books of poems Scarecrow Diptych (Anam Press 2003), which is illustrated by artist John Shinnors with an introduction by poet Jo Slade and Always Pushing The Pull Door (Revival Press 2008), a collaboration with artist Thomas Delohery.
He is a co-founder and on-going committee member of Cuisle: Limerick City International Poetry Festival.
Info: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 or Barney Sheehan 086 8657494 Blog http//:whitehousepoets.blogspot.com
The White House Poets acknowledge the support of the Arts Council, Foras na Gaeilge, Poetry Ireland and Limerick City Council.