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On The Nail Literary Gathering

Poetry, prose and performance with always new guest readers, followed by an open mic
POETRY – FICTION – STORYTELLING – MUSIC
All those interested on creative writing are welcome to attend on the night.

Tues 1st May 2018 @ Chez le Fab, Arthur’s Quay Park, Limerick at 8:00 pm

Chez le Fab

Arthur's Park, Limerick
Tel 087 2996409

The Limerick Writers’ Centre Presents

The May 2018 ‘On The Nail’ Literary Gathering

Tuesday 1st May 2018 @ Chez le Fab, Arthur’s Quay Park, Limerick. Start 8.00pm sharp!

This month,  our guests are performance author Elizabeth and poet Ger Reidy.

Elizabeth Reapy is from Mayo and has an MA in Creative Writing from Queen’s University, Belfast. Her debut novel Red Dirt won Newcomer of the Year at the 2016 Irish Book Awards and it was also awarded the 2017 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. She is currently a UNESCO Dublin City Writer-in-Residence.

Ger Reidy was born near Westport, Co. Mayo. He has won several national poetry competitions and has been the recipient of a number of bursaries and residencies sponsored by the Arts Council and Mayo County Council.

Dedalus Press published his debut collection, Pictures from a Reservation, in 1998 and his second collection, Drifting Under the Moon, in 2010. His third collection, Before Rain, was published by Arlen House in 2015 and was shortlisted for the Pigott Poetry Prize at Listowel Writers’ Week.

His poetry has been published in many literary journals, both at home and abroad and he has read at numerous literary festivals.

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.

‘On the nail’ literary gathering is currently funded by the Arts Council of Ireland

 

Special Guests

Elizabeth Reapy

Ger Reidy

Event date: Tuesday 1st May 2018


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.