White House Poetry Revival
Wed 4th Nov. 2009 9.00pm
This weeks guest poet is 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//:whitehousepoets.blogspot.com
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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