Sunday, November 01, 2009

White House Poetry Revival Wed 4th Nov 2009

White House Poetry Revival
Wed 4th Nov. 2009 9.00pm

This weeks guest poet is Maurice Scully.

Maurice Scully was born in Dublin in 1952. Active through the 70s & 80s as editor & organizor of talks, readings & performances which introduced poets from avant-garde backgrounds to an Irish audience.For 25 years he was engaged on a single project entitled Things That Happen, a work in 8 books, 3 chapbooks, currently available in a 4-vol set as: 5 Freedoms of Movement, Livelihood, Sonata & Tig. Dedalus Press recently published a selection of his work: Doing the Same in English. A new book, Humming, is due from Shearsman Books soon, and a further book, Several Dances, is in the pipeline for 2010.Scully has read & published abroad a lot where his work is perhaps better known than here at home.

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.

Photo: (c) Hazel Scully




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