Welcome to Nenagh Arts Centre Literature page! Below you will find information for all the upcoming literature events coming to Nenagh Arts Centre in the near future.
Poetry Day Ireland - Thursday 27th April, 8pm, tickets €10
Dromineer Literary Festival, in association with Nenagh Arts Centre
Featuring 2 renowned international poets
Martin Figura’s most recent collections Dr Zeeman’s Catastrophe Machine (Cinnamon Press) and pamphlet Shed (Gatehouse Press) were both published in 2016. The show of Dr Zeeman began touring in 2016. He was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award and won the Best Spoken Word Show Saboteur Award for his previous show Whistle. He’s performed all around the UK, including several Latitude Festivals, Bang Said The Gun, Rally and Broad and a number of leading poetry festivals, such as Stanza and Ledbury. He lives in Norwich where he runs Café Writers.
Figura, was a revelation – funny, sharp and on top form. Robert McCrum, The Observer
Poetry, boring? Think again, riveting. ***** Fringe Review
Helen Ivory is a poet and visual artist. She has won a Gregory Award and her fourth Bloodaxe Books collection, the semi-autobiographical Waiting for Bluebeard was short-listed for the East Anglian Book Awards (2014). She edits the webzine Ink Sweat and Tears and is tutor and Course Director for the UEA/Writers Centre Norwich online creative writing programme.
Fool’s World a collaborative Tarot with the artist Tom de Freston (Gatehouse Press) won the 2016 Saboteur Award for Best Collaborative Work. Hear What the Moon Told Me is book of collage/ mixed media/ acrylic painted poems was published this year by Knives Forks and Spoons Press
Nenagh Arts Centre,
Phone: 067 34400