Poetry Day Ireland
The sixty-minute-long film will be followed by a short reading and discussion with Edwina Guckian & Vincent Woods (Poet Laureate for Carrick on Shannon) followed by a reception to launch this year’s 25th Strokestown International Poetry Festival.
An Over the Edge reading curated by the late Kevin Higgins and now held to honour his work and memory, featuring new & emerging talent from the west.
Adult Poetry Workshop – Writing the Landscape. Writers have a major role to play in raising awareness of our environmental crisis. Join poet and editor, Nessa O’Mahony for a poetry workshop that will guide you through the process of responding to the landscape and those spaces we hold dear.
Panel discussion on Editing Poetry by assembled poetry editors; Alan Hayes, Joan McBreen, ko ko thett, Grace Wells & Joseph Woods, chaired by Nessa O’Mahony.