The Limerick Writers' Centre Presents
The December 'On The Nail' Literary Gathering
Tuesday 4th Dec 2012 @ The Loft Venue @ The Locke Bar, Georges Quay, Limerick. Start 8.00pm sharp!
This month guest readers Catherine Phil McCarthy and Micheal O hAodha In association with Poetry Ireland and Foras na Gaeilge PLUS launch of Revival Literary Journal No.24
Catherine Phil MacCarthy’s fourth collection of poems, The Invisible Threshold is published by Dedalus Press, Dublin, in September 2012.
Earlier collections include This Hour of the Tide, Salmon 1994, the blue globe, (1998) and Suntrap (2007), both from Blackstaff Press, as well as her novel, One Room an Everywhere (2003). Recent anthology and journal publication includes Opening Eyes, Cambridge University Press, 2009 and Shine On, Dedalus Press, 2011. She won The Fish International Poetry Prize in 2010 and is a former editor of Poetry Ireland Review.
Mícheál Ó hAodha currently works at the University of Limerick where he is a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of History, School of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication, University of Limerick, Ireland. He lectures on two BA and MA courses (Memory and Belonging: Oral History Methodology and Rationale) and Traveller/Roma and Migration History) courses in the Department of History.
He has published widely on many aspects of Irish migration, diaspora, social geography and oral history.
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 Foras na Gaeilge & The Arts Council of Ireland.
Further information contact: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 email
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The Limerick Writers' Centre is a non profit organisation established to nurture and support writers, fostering literary excellence through readings, workshops and publishing activities.Supporting Arts and Culture in Limerick Since 2009.