Lunchtime Readings: Debut Poetry Collections


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WITH AMANDA BELL, BRIAN KIRK AND EMMA MCKERVEY

IN CONVERSATION WITH LISA FRANK

Boys’ School, Smock Alley Theatre

TIME 1.00pm – 1.45pm

TICKET COST Free entry

Seeking some solace from your hectic weekday? Look no further than this lunchtime escape, where you can retreat into the reassuring words of others. This gathering of fresh talent will be reading a selection of poems to soothe the soul from their stunning debut collections. The event brings together Amanda Bell, author of First the Feathers (Doire Press), her first full-length poetry collection. She will be joined by award-winning Dublin poet and author of debut poetry collection After The Fall (Salmon Poetry) Brian Kirk and northern Irish poet and musician Emma McKervey, the voice behind The Rag Tree Speaks (Doire Press). They will be joined by Lisa Frank, the co-director of Doire Press and editor of Galway Stories, which features many of Ireland’s best fiction writers.

Booking advised