Lunchtime Poetry Reading with Noelle Lynskey & Grace Wells. The Strokestown & Ennistymon poet laureates respectively.
Grace Wells is an award-winning eco-poet and environmental writer living in Ennistymon. Her debut poetry collection When God has been Called Away to Greater Things (Dedalus Press, 2010), won the Shine/Strong Award and was shortlisted for the London Festival Fringe New Poetry Award.
Noelle Lynskey is a native of Strokestown and living in Portumna, poet and pharmacist, she completed her MA (Creative Writing) in UL in 2022. Selected as Strokestown’s Poet Laureate in 2021 her writing is widely published. Now working on a first collection, she facilitates Portumna Pen Pushers and is artistic adviser to Shorelines Arts Festival.