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Thursday, April 22, 2010

North Beach Poetry Nights welcomes Michèle Coghlan as Guest Poet on Monday 10th May at 9pm. in The Crane Bar, Sea Road, Galway.

Michèle Coghlan is originally from Kerry, but lived in Germany for over twenty years before settling in Galway in 2003. She works as a translator. She has participated in various Creative Writing workshops at Galway Arts Centre and GTI in the past 4 years and says she has grown quite passionate about writing. She takes pleasure in triggering a bit of laughter in the audience. She particularly likes slam poetry and took 3rd place at the 2008 and 2009 North Beach Poetry Nights' Grand Slam.

Poets wishing to take part in the slam should bring along 2 max. 3 minute poems. The winner goes through to the North Beach Grand Slam in December. The prize for the first 3 winners of the December Grand Slam is
joint-publication in a poetry chapbook.

Door: 5/3 Euro

Info: John@091-593290

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