North Beach Poetry Nights with McGlinchey and Casey
North Beach Poetry Nights
Featuring poets Afric McGlinchey and Paul Casey.
and guest MC Pete Mullineaux
Afric McGlinchey’s début collection is The Lucky Star of Hidden Things, published by Salmon Poetry in May 2012. Afric was nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has been commended in several poetry prizes, including the Magma poetry award (2012)and the Dromineer poetry award (2011). She won the Hennessy Emerging Poetry Award in 2011.
She lives in West Cork.
Paul Casey’s debut collection home more or less has just been published by Salmon Poetry. Originally from Cork, Paul lived abroad for over 30 years, working in multimedia, teaching and film. He taught screenwriting at the NelsonMandelaUniversity, and convened the greater Port Elizabeth Poetry Competition in three languages. His poems are published widely in journals and anthologies.His chapbook It’s Not all Bad (Heaventree) was published in 2009.In October 2010 his poetry-film The Lammas Hireling,after the poem by Ian Duhig, premiered in Berlin. He is the founder and organiser of the Ó Bhéal reading series in Corkcity.
Poets wishing to enter the Slam on the night need 2 max. three minutes poems.
The prize for the winner is a bottle of wine and entry to the North Beach Grand Slam in December.
Door: 5/3 Euro