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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 6th June 2017 @ Chez le Fab cafe, 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 June 2017 ‘On The Nail’ Literary Gathering

Tuesday 6th June 2017 @ Chez le Fab, Arthur’s Quay Park, Limerick. Start 8.00pm sharp!

 

This months guest writers are poet and author Noel King and poet Arthur Broomfield

Noel King was born and lives in Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland. In 2015 he reached his 1000th publication of a poem, haiku or short story in magazines and journals in thirty-eight countries. Along the way he has been a singer with the famous Bunratty Castle Entertainers and has worked as an arts administrator and poetry editor.
He has edited more than fifty books of work by others and was poetry editor of Revival Literary Journal (Limerick Writers’ Centre) in 2012/13. Anthology publications include The Second Genesis: An Anthology of Contemporary World Poetry (AR.A.W.,India, 2014).
His poetry collections are published by Salmon: Prophesying the Past (2010), The Stern Wave (2013) and Sons (2015).
His poems have been translated into Russian and other European languages.
He has been a prizewinner in the William Allingham Short Story Competition. In 2011 he was shortlisted for the Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize.

Dr Arthur Broomfield is a poet, short story writer, biographer and Beckett scholar from County Laois. His most recent publication is his poetry collection Cold Coffee at Emo Court (Revival 2016). His study on the works of Samuel Beckett The Empty Too : language anfd philosophy in the works of Samuel Beckett ( Cambridge Scholars’ publishing 2014) is available from the publisher. His other publications include Mice at the Threshing ( Lapwing 2015 ) , The Poetry Reading at Semple Stadium ( Lapwing 2013)and numerous academic essays and conference papers.

Free Admission

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.


The Limerick Writers’ Centre is currently unfunded and depends for revenue from sales of books and donations.

Special Guests

Noel King

Arthur Broomfield

Event date: Tuesday 2nd May 2017


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.