Tuesday, April 12, 2011

'On the Nail' Reading Thurs May 5th 2011 8.00pm

'On The Nail' Reading @ The Locke Bar, Limerick

Thurs. 5th may 2011 8.00pm

This Month (May) Launch of Revival Literary Journal No 19 PLUS Guest readers Patrica Byrne and Mae Leonard.

Patricia Byrne lives in Limerick and writes poetry, fiction and nonfiction. Her poetry collection Unstable Time was published in 2009. Her nonfiction book The Friar & the Felon will be published by Collins Press in spring 2012. The book tells the story of the Achill Island atrocity of 1894 involving the infamous James Lynchehaun, who was one of the influences on John Millington Synge in writing The Playboy of the Western World. Patricia writes a blog at http://www.patriciabyrnewrites.com/.

Mae Leonard is originally from Limerick now living in Co. Kildare: Writer, Writer in Schools/Libraries, Poet and Broadcaster. Winner of several short story and poetry literary awards including Scottish International, Francis MacManus, Belmont Prize etc. Publication: My Home is There, Tarzan Clancy, Six for Gold. Her new Poetry collection "I Shouldn't be Telling you This" will be launched on the night by Frank Prendergast. A collection of her Sunday Miscellany contributions is due out from Revival Press later on in the year.

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 admission is free. 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. The Limerick Writers' Centre acknowledges the support of The Arts Council of Ireland. Further information contact: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 email limerickwriterscentre@gmail.com web http://onthenailreadings.blogspot.com To view videos of the April reading go to: http://www.youtube.com/onthenailreadings

The Limerick Writers' Centre acknowledges the support of The Arts Council of Ireland.