White House Poetry Revival
Wed 24th Sept 2008 9.00pm
This Weeks guest is Alan Jude Moore
This weeks guest poet is Alan Jude Moore
Alan Jude Moore was born in Dublin. His poetry has been widely published in Ireland and abroad, including in Poetry Ireland Review, Cyphers, The Stinging Fly, Poetry Salzburg Review, Kestrel (USA), Pelagos (Italy) and Novaya Junost (Russia). His fiction has been twice short-listed for the Hennessy Literary Award for New Irish Writing and published in various journals.
Alan’s work has been translated into Italian and Russian and will also appear later this year as part of a collaborative project between the visual arts magazine, Circa, and Dublin literary magazine The Stinging Fly.
Last year, Alan was a featured poet at the Riflesdiversi Cultural Festival in Magione, Umbria, Italy and also read at the Universita per lo Straneri in Perugia. He has read in Dublin, Galway, Moscow, Rome and of course in Limerick.
His first collection of poetry, Black State Cars, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2004. A second collection, Lost Republics, will be published, also by Salmon Poetry, in September 2008.
Info: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 or Barney Sheehan 086 8657494 Bloghttp//:whitehousepoets.blogspot.com
The White House Poets would like to acknowledge the involvement of the Arts Council, Poetry Ireland, Foras na Gaeilge, Limerick City Council, http://www.limerick.com/ and the White House Bar for their continued support, all of whom helped make the White House one of the pre eminent venues for poetry in Ireland. As usual the reading is preceded by an open mic session in which anyone who wishes to read is invited to do so. Complementary finger food is provided and proceeding commence at 9.00 pm.
Previous Guests at the White House Poetry Revival
Billy Ramsell Val Nolan