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1:00 PM - 11:59 PM Charley's LG
Date: October 14, 2018 to October 14, 2018
Where: Charley's LG, 15 North Santa Cruz Avenue, Los Gatos, California, United States, 95030
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Join host Stephen Connolly for an afternoon of poetry with readings by Jessica Traynor, Leanne O'Sullivan, Gerald Dawe, Sally Ashton, Elaine Feeney, Conor O'Callaghan, Caroline Bracken and Manuela Moser. Jessica Traynor is a writer, dramaturg, and creative writing teacher from Dublin. Her debut poetry collection Liffey Swim was published by Dedalus Press in 2014 and was nominated for the Strong/Shine Award. She has been published in The Irish Times, and her other awards include a Hennessy Award and Listowel Poetry Prize. She has been described as "a poet to keep reading and listening to" by the Cordite Review, who said that "her language is fresh, erudite and engaging". Jessica will read from her new poetry collection, The Quick (Dedalus Press, September 2018.) Leanne O'Sullivan comes from the Beara peninsula in West Cork. She received an MA in English in 2006 from University College, Cork, where she now teaches. The winner of several of Ireland's poetry competitions in her early 20s, she has published four collections, Waiting for My Clothes (2004), Cailleach: The Hag of Beara (2009), winner of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature in 2010, The Mining Road (2013) and A Quarter of an Hour (2018). She was given the Ireland Chair of Poetry Bursary Award in 2009 and the Lawrence O'Shaughnessy Award for Irish Poetry in 2011, and received a UCC Alumni Award in 2012. Gerald Dawe is an award-winning poet and writer from Belfast, and a retired Professor of English and Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin. He has published eight collections of poetry, most recently Mickey Finn's Air in 2014. Dawe has been an influential editor and critic for several decades. He is the editor of a wide range of books, including Earth Voices Whispering: An Anthology of Irish War Poetry, The Cambridge Companion to Irish Poetry, and Ruined Pages, the selected poems of Padraic Fiacc. Caroline Bracken was selected by poet Sinéad Morrissey for the 2018 Poetry Ireland Introductions Series and invit
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