In a conversation that ranged from the eclectic to the earthy, with poems ranging from childhood memories of planting flowers to defiance of corrupt Authority figures, to even a few interruptions by noisy seagulls, poet Ruth Farr amused and delighted all who came to hear her. We made a recording of the event - check it out right here. Its about 45 mins long - enjoy.
RUTH FARR IN CONVERSATION WITH EAMONN LYNSKEY
Seven Towers are accepting submissions to Census 4, the fourth Seven Towers Anthology. This Anthology is a collaboration between the spoken word and the written word all contributors are committed to performing and reading their work in public places and all have read at events organised by or participated in by Seven Towers.
J S Robinson read in the Poetry Ireland Introductions series this year and has had recent work published in Poetry Ireland Review, Magma, Stinging Fly, Poet’s Bookshelf, Census, The Sunday Tribune and Southword. She is working on a first collection.
John Saunders’ first collection of poetry, After the Accident, was published by Lapwing Press in Belfast in 2010. He has had work presented in a number of Irish magazines and has read on local radio. John lives in the midlands with his wife and children.
Kevin Higgins is co-organiser of Over The Edge literary events in Galway, Ireland. He facilitates poetry w ;Galway Arts Centre; teaches creative writing at Galway Technical Institute and on the Brothers of Charity 'Away With Words' programme