Poetry and Children – The refreshing and effervescent Mary Shine Thompson is giving a lecture entitled Children, Poetry and Politics of the New Ireland. The event will be held in Dublin’s Pearse Street Library on the Monday March 13 at 7pm and is co-funded by the Dublin City Public Libraries and Poetry Ireland. Booking is essential on 01 – 6744840 – admission free.
Poetry Now – The Írish Times Poetry Now Award shortlist has been announced, PN06. The shortlist consists of Sinead Morrissey, Nick Laird and John F Deane, Derek Mahon and Conor O’Callaghan. Congratulations to all of those included, more details about the Poetry Now Festival available here.
And a belated link to Poetry Ireland’s Jan/Feb Newsletter here.