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Saturday, February 09, 2008

Eva Bourke at North Beach Poetry Nights

North Beach Poetry Nights

presents

EVA BOURKE

Upstairs at Richardson's. Nr 1 on Eyre Square.

Thursday February 14th at 9.15 pm

Eva Bourke is a poet and translator. The most recent of her five collections of poetry, are Travels with Gandolpho (Dedalus Press 2000) and The Latitude of Naples (Dedalus Press 2005). Eva was editor of Writing in the West for six years and she has taught on the creative writing programs at the William Joiner Centre for the Study of War and Social Consequences at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, as well as at NUI Galway for many years. Her work has been translated into most European languages and she has been invited to give readings at festivals and universities in the US, Europe and Central America as well as Argentina.At the moment she is working on the sixth collection The Snow Gatherers as well as a comprehensive volume of contemporary German poetry in English translation for the Poetry Europe Series of the Dedalus Press. She has received numerous awards and bursaries and is a member of Aosdána.

PLUS

The North Beach Poetry Nights' 2 Round Slam

The winner of this month's Slam goes forward to the 2008 North Beach Poetry Nights' Grand Slam in December. The prize for the Grand Slam winner is publication of a collection of her/his work.

Next month's guest poet: Paul Perry (Dublin)

We look forward to seeing you upstairs at Richardsons!

Admission 5 Euro.

North Beach Poetry Nights gratefully acknowledges the support
of the Arts Council and Galway City Council Arts Office.

info: John Walsh @ 091-593290