Monday, January 10, 2011

'On The Nail' Reading Thurs Feb 3rd 2011




'On The Nail' Reading @ The Locke Bar, Limerick
Thurs. 3rd Feb 2011 8.00pm




The next monthly 'On The Nail' literary reading takes place Thursday 3rd Feb 2011 at 8.00pm in The Locke Bar, George's Quay, Limerick
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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 Month (February) our Guest Readers are author PJ Taylor and poet Ciaran O’Driscoll. PLUS Launch of Revival Literary Journal 18.


PJ Taylor, a self employed carpenter in Limerick City, has told stories to his children, friends and customers of his childhood growing up in Limerick for over three decades. After years of burning the midnight oil PJ finally completed ‘Between The Three Bridges’. After this initial success, P. J. now takes you through the next seven years. The result ‘Who’s Sorry Now?’ PJ will reads from his new memoir, so be prepared to shed a tear or two and have another good laugh


Ciaran O’Driscoll was born in Co. Kilkenny and lives in Limerick. He has published eight books of poetry including Moving On, Still There: New and Selected Poems (Dedalus Press, 2001) and more recently Surreal Man, a chapbook of 21 poems (Pighog, 2006), and Vecchie Donne di Magione, a dual-language edition of poems in an Italian setting (Volumnia Editrice, 2006). In 2001, Liverpool University Press published his childhood memoir, A Runner Among Falling Leaves. He has won a number of awards for his work, among them the Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship in Poetry. In 2007, he was elected to Aosdána.


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 Jan reading go to: http://www.youtube.com/onthenailreadings