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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Anne-Maire Fyfe for March North Beach Poetry Nights

North Beach Poetry Nights welcomes from London Anne-Marie Fyfe as Guest Poet next Monday 15th March February at 9pm in The Crane Bar, Sea Road, Galway

Born in Cushendall in the Glens of Antrim, Anne-Marie Fyfe now lives in London where she has organised and hosted the Coffee-House Poetry reading series in London’s famous Troubadour cellar-club for the past 12 years as well as running the annual John Hewitt Spring Festival at Carnlough on the Antrim Coast and organising the poetry and international strands of the John Hewitt Summer School in Armagh. She was Chair of the UK Poetry Society from 2006-2009, has been Writer in Residence for The Poetry Trust at Aldeburgh and her poem "Curaçao Dusk" won 1st prize in Academi Cardiff International Poetry Competition. 'The Ghost Twin', Peterloo Poets, 2005, was her third collection and 'Understudies: New and Selected Poems' is due from Seren Books in September 2010.

Poets wishing to take part in this first 2010 slam should bring 2 max. 3 minute poems.

The winner goes through to the North Beach Grand Slam in December. The prize for the Grand Slam winner is publication.

Door: 5 / 3 Euro.
Info: John Walsh @ 091-593290

North Beach Poetry Nights gratefully acknowledges the generous support of Galway City Council.