Friday 6 September 2019

Boyne Berries 26 Launch Date

Boyne Berries 26 will be launched on Thursday, 03rd October 2019 at 8 pm in The Castle Arch Hotel, Trim, Co. Meath by poet Maurice Devitt.

MAURICE DEVITT completed the MA in Poetry Studies at Mater Dei, won the Trocaire/Poetry Ireland Competition and was placed or shortlisted in many other competitions including The Patrick Kavanagh Award, The Listowel Collection Competition and Cúirt New Writing Award. Selected for Poetry Ireland Introductions in 2016, he was a featured poet at the Poets in Transylvania Festival in 2015 and a guest speaker at the John Berryman Centenary Conference in both Dublin and Minneapolis. His poems have been nominated for Pushcart, Forward and Best of the Net prizes. He is curator of the Irish Centre for Poetry Studies site. He has recently published his debut collection Growing Up in Colour with Doire Press.

The magazine will be available to purchase on the night. A special feature of the issue is the inclusion of the poems shortlisted for Trim Poetry Competition 2019. Contributors to Boyne Berries 26 will read on the night. All welcome.

Boyne Berries 26 contains the work of Steve Denehan Fred Johnston Maria Isakova Bennett Maurice Devitt Frank Murphy Evan Costigan Tomas McGuiness Polly Richardson Fiona Sherlock Frances Browner Cathal Ennis Deirdre Crosby Gráinne Daly Nora Brennan Brian Kirk Jackie Lynam Jean O’Brien Maeve O’Sullivan John Paul Davies Eimear Bourke Marc Gijsemans Stephen McNulty Christina Hession David Butler Kevin Griffin Kevin Higgins Harry Owen Orla Fay Esther Murbach Eamon McGuinness Amanda Bell Frank Farrelly Catriona Clutterbuck Patrick Deeley Ruth Quinlan K.S. Moore Patrick Lodge Glen Wilson Paddy Smith Leah McDwyer Karen J McDonnell Margarita Meklina Rachel Sneyd

Boyne Writers Group acknowledges the generous assistance of Meath County Council Arts Office.

1 comment:

  1. Congradulations to my sister Deirdre Crosby and all who contributed to a very enjoyable and entertaining evening.

    Fionnuala Mc Kernan