Saturday, October 17, 2009

White House Poetry Revival Wed 21st Oct 2009

White House Poetry Revival
Wed 21st Oct. 2009 9.00pm

This weeks guest poet is Limerick born Tim Cunningham

Tim Cunningham was born in Limerick in 1942. Educated at C.B.S., Limerick, and Birkbeck College, London, he worked with a brewery, local government, the National Coal Board and in education.
He has lived in Limerick, Tipperary, Dublin, Trowbridge, London, Newark (Delaware), and, presently, Billericay.
Tim has three collections published: Don Marcelino's Daughter (Peterloo Poets, 2001), Unequal Thirds (Peterloo Poets, 2006) and Kyrie (Revival Press, 2008).
'Ever since I met Tim Cunningham and his poems at an Arvon course in 1984, I have urged him to get a volume together for publication. I'm delighted that he has now done so, and hope readers will enjoy his work as much as I have.' Fleur Adcock
'Tim Cunningham's poems are as various and fascinating as the animals in Noah's Ark. He has a most musical ear, a keen eye and an open heart. His aim is true. He writes beautiful poems.' Adrian Mitchell

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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