Cuirt Festival, Galway - Launch of Rise, a new collection of poetry by ELAINE FEENEY

Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Time: 6.00pm

Venue: Bite Club, Galway

“An absolutely extraordinary poet... in the world of Kate Tempest meets Warsan Shire and we’ll throw in Tom McIntyre for the rural in uences. Brilliant.” 

RTÉ Radio 1’s Arena

Elaine Feeney is an award-winning poet. She was born in Galway in 1979. She has published three collections of poetry, Indiscipline (Maverick Press, 2007), Where’s Katie? (Salmon Poetry, 2010) and The Radio was Gospel (Salmon Poetry, 2013). Most recently, her work has appeared in Stonecutter Journal (US), The Wide Shore (US), The Stinging Fly (IRE), The Manchester Review (UK), Solas Nua (US), New Writing (Canada), Pilgrimage Magazine (US) and Oxford Poetry (UK). Elaine was recently commissioned by Liz Roche Company to write the poetic narrative to Wrongheaded, a feature stage production accompanied by a  lm directed by Mary Wycherley. It premiered at the 2016 Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival. The piece is included in her new collection, Rise (Salmon Poetry, 2017).

Website: www.cuirt.ie

 

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