Kerry - Tralee

The Rose Hotel

Poetry in the Kingdom


A gathering of prominent spoken word artists coming together in a celebration of literary and cultural diversity, inclusion and hope. Chaired by local poet SeĂĄn Lyons, performing poets will include Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi, Victoria Kennefick and Liz Quirke.

Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi is a poet, communications officer and content creator. She was born in Lagos, Nigeria and grew up in Dublin. Her work has been published in various magazines both online and in print. Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi has performed in festivals, cultural events and workshops around Ireland, and has worked with various arts organisations and publishing agencies

Victoria Kennefick is a poet, writer and teacher from Shanagarry, Co. Cork now based in Co. Kerry. Her first collection, Eat or We Both Starve is published by Carcanet Press. Her pamphlet, White Whale (Southword Editions, 2015), won the Munster Literature Centre Fool for Poetry Chapbook Competition and the Saboteur Award for Best Poetry Pamphlet.
Liz Quirke is a writer and scholar from Co. Kerry. Salmon Poetry published her debut collection The Road, Slowly in 2018. She teaches on the MA in Writing at NUI Galway and is completing a practise-based PhD on Queer Kinship in Contemporary Poetry.

Time: 7pm - 8.30pm

Genres: Poetry

Features: Wheelchair accessible

Address: The Rose Hotel, Tralee


Phone: 066 7199100

No Booking Required