Thursday, August 12, 2010

'On The Nail' Literary Reading Thurs Sept 2nd @ The Locke Bar

'On The Nail' Reading @ The Locke Bar, Limerick
Thurs. 2nd Sept 2010 8.00pm

The next monthly 'On The Nail' literary reading takes place Thursday 2nd Sept 2010 at 8.00pm in The Locke Bar, George's Quay, Limerick.

Organised by The Limerick Writers' Centre this popular monthly reading and open-mic continues to attract audiences with a mix of poetry, prose and music.

This Months (September) Guest Readers are Nuala Ní Chonchúir (in association with Poetry Ireland) and Gerard Stembridge.

Nuala Ní Chonchúir was Born in Dublin in 1970, and is a full-time fiction writer and poet, living in Galway county. She has published three collections of short fiction, three poetry collections - one in an anthology, and one novel. Nuala holds a BA in Irish from Trinity College Dublin and a Masters in Translation Studies (Irish/English) from Dublin City University. She has worked as an arts administrator in theatre and in a writers' centre; as a translator, as a bookseller and also in a university library. Nuala teaches creative writing on a part-time basis.

Gerard Stembridge is a writer, director and actor born in 1958 in Limerick. While attending UCD he was auditor of the Literary and Historical Society.
He co-created the Irish radio comedy programme Scrap Saturday (satirical comedy series) with Dermot Morgan. Films as Writer/Director - Guiltrip (1996); About Adam (2000); Alarm(2008). As Writer only - Ordinary Decent Criminal (1999); Nora(2000). TV films: The Truth about Claire(1990); Black Day at Black Rock (2001); Les Européens (2005) ARTE. Novels: According to Luke (2006); Counting Down (2009).
Everyone is invited to take part in the open-mic after the main event, poets, storytellers, musicians and writers . Even if you don't write you are welcome to bring something along to read. The night begins at 8.00pm and there is free admission and free finger food for everyone attending. So join us on the night and make this event something special.

NOTE: Our special authors book table will again be in operation, so if you want your book, CD's etc publicised make sure you are represented on the table. Contact Dominic Taylor at 087 2996409 to make arrangements.

Further information contact: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 email web
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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Slide Show: 'On The Nail' @ the Locke Bar Thurs 5th Aug 2010