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SoundEye festival, 7th-9th July 2017

I’ll be reading on Saturday 8th July at 7pm (with Emilia Weber and Maurice Scully), as part of the SoundEye poetry festival in Cork, Ireland.  Readings will be at The Guesthouse in Chapel Street, Shandon, and also in the Musgrave Theatre, in the Firkin Crane, also in Shandon.  Other readers include Ellen Dillon, Randolph Healy, Trevor Joyce, Fergal Gaynor, Mark Weiss, Camilla Nelson, Nat Raha, Maggie O’Sullivan, Peter Gizzi, Billy Mills, Sarah Hayden, Nisha Ramayya, Walt Warriner-Cummins and associates, Geoff Squires, Keith Tuma, Mike Saunders, Mairead Byrne, Mendoza, John Hall, Gwen Muren and Catherine Walsh.


SoundEye 2014

Soundeye Poetry Festival July 11th-13th

Guest House, Chapel street, Cork

SoundEye, Ireland’s pre-eminent festival of innovative poetry, is now in its 18th year. Every summer, the festival brings an array of experimental, avant-garde and modernist poets to Cork and 2014 is no exception.

This year’s SoundEye, generously supported by Cork City Council, UCC School of English, The Polish Embassy and the UCC Department of Modern Irish at UCC will take place at the Guesthouse, 10 Chapel Street, Shandon from July 11th-13th.

We are delighted to announce the lineup for SoundEye 2014:

Friday July 11th
Doireann ní Ghríofa
Trevor Joyce
Michael Farrell
John Hall
Saturday July 12th
Jonathan Skinner
Sophie Seita
Frances Kruk
Andrzej Sosnowski
Peter Manson
Tom Pickard
Fanny Howe
Mini Cabaret @ Gulpd / Plugd / Black Mariah / Triskle  9pm
Sunday July 13th
Simon Perril
Sean Bonney
Lunch in Guesthouse
Followed by a special performance

Readings are free and open to the public. All are welcome!

Please note that the festival will be preceded by ‘Word into Image’, a symposium and exhibition on Visual Poetry on July 10th.


SoundEye is organized by Jimmy Cummins, Fergal Gaynor, Sarah Hayden, Trevor Joyce and Rachel Warriner.