Thursday, 3 April 2008

Festivals this weekend

There are a lot of festivals this weekend. The venerable Poetry Now Festival in DunLaoghaire (Never remember how to spell that...) with Ruth Padel, Famous Seamus, Jamie McKendrick, Daljit Nagra, George Szirtes, Henri Cole, Mimi Khalvati, Sinead Morrissey and many more.

The Sean Dunne Festival in Waterford inlluding Colin Bateman, Peter Fallon, Gabriel Rosenstock, Carlo G├ębler, Christopher Fitz-Simon ans Robert Curley, to name but a few and the combined talents of the Waterford Youth Arts creative writing class. The festival will include launches by Richard Tillinghast, John Ennis, Alan Garvey and Grace Wells.

John Hewitt Literary Festival in Carnlough, Antrim with David Park, Frank Ormsby, Mary O'Donnell, Ian Sansom, Peter Wyton, Miriam Gamble, Iggy McGovern, Maureen Boyle, Kevin Higgins, Anne-Marie Fyfe, Richard Irvine, Paul Maddern, and C L Dallat.

so you've no excuse. Get your bottom down and support your poetry festival.

1 comment:

Paul H. Tubb said...


PN08 Festival reading, went really well... I've just posted a new blog on it if you want to give it a look.