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Aug 2012 'On The Nail' Literary Gathering

The Limerick Writers' Centre Presents

The Aug 'On The Nail' Literary Gathering
Tuesday 7th August 2012 The Loft Venue @ The Locke Bar, Georges Quay, Limerick. Start 8.00pm sharp!

This month launch of Revival Literary Journal No 23 PLUS guest readers Kevin Higgins, Donal O’Flynn and Bríd Ní Mhóráin and Gabhar Theatre Co with another 10 minute play.

Kevin Higgins is best known for his dark, satirical poems. He published his first book review in The Galway Advertiser in June 1999. Reading Mentioning the War, it becomes obvious that Higgins is not like other critics. An enthusiastic advocate for the work of the new generation of poets who have emerged from Ireland’s thriving live poetry scene; he is also a merciless opponent of hypocrisy and pretentiousness wherever he finds it. His writing is overtly political in a way that draws comparison with George Orwell – the subject of two extended essays here. It would be impossible to agree with everything in this book; it is a book whi…