Sunday, November 08, 2009

White House Poetry Revival Wed 11th Nov 2009

White House Poetry Revival
Wed 11th Nov 2009 9.00pm

This weeks guest poet is Nessa O'Mahony.

Nessa O’Mahony was born in Dublin and lives in Rathfarnham where she works as a freelance teacher and writer. Her poetry has appeared in a number of Irish, UK, and North American periodicals and has been translated into several European languages. She won the National Women’s Poetry Competition in 1997 and was shortlisted for the Patrick Kavanagh Prize and Hennessy Literature Awards. She was awarded an Arts Council of Ireland literature bursary in 2004, a Simba Gill Fellowship in 2005 and an artists’ bursary from South Dublin County Council in 2007. She has published three books: Bar Talk (Italics Press, Dublin 1999), Trapping a Ghost (bluechrome, Bristol, 2005) and In Sight of Home (Salmon Poetry, 2005). She is assistant editor of UK literary journal, Orbis.

Info: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 or Barney Sheehan 086 8657494

The White House Poets gratefully acknowledges the support of the Arts Council, Foras na Gaeilge, Poetry Ireland, Limerick City Council.

CHECK OUT 'ON THE NAIL' LITERARY READING HERE: (Next reading Thursday Dec 3rd)



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