Maeve Mc Kenna & Friends
Join Maeve Mc Kenna poet-Rattle, Mslexia, Banshee and The Stony Thursday Book, one of three poets which won the Dreich Alliance Pamphlet Competition in 2021. Sinead Mc Clure-The Honest Ulsterman, The Stinging Fly, Southword, Live Encounters, Poethead, Drawn to the Light. Peggie Gallagher-Shortlisted for Strokestown International and Gregory O’Donoghue poetry awards. Winner of the Listowel Poetry Collection prize, 2012. Her first collection, Tilth, is published by Arlen House and Gerard Beirne who has published three novel, a collection of short stories, and three collections of poetry. His new novel, The Thickness of Ice, is forthcoming in 2024. A Hennessy New Irish Writer of the Year Award winner, he has been shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award, The Bord Gais Irish Book Awards, and Kerry Irish Fiction Award. He lectures on the BA Writing and Literature Program at ATU Sligo, Ireland for an intimate poetry reading specially curated for Culture Night Sligo 2023 at Sligo Library. Reading will begin at 3.30pm in Sligo Library.