Tag Archives: poetry

‘Tis The Season – For Book Launches

It’s that time again – Halloween? Thanksgiving? Christmas? Not exactly – it’s anthology launch season. Not surprisingly, most writers’ groups endeavour to launch their latest writing collections in the run-up (you can interpret that as ‘sales season’) to Christmas. For … Continue reading


Posted in November 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Poetry Helps Parkinson’s UK

I recently bought Rhymes, Reflections and Recitations and Love, Laughter and Longing, two wonderful poetry booklets written by Roy Newell, a friend of mine who lives in Belfast. I’ve known him for years and, when I lived in Belfast, we … Continue reading

Posted in April 2014 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

FCWG Launches Short Stories and Poetry Book

As secretary of Fermanagh Creative Writing Group I was pleased to contribute a story and write an introduction to our group for our first publication, Stories From Charlie’s Bar, which we launched at Readings By Local Writers on Sunday. It is … Continue reading

Posted in August 2010, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Enniskillen Literature Weekend

Here’s a weekend of events you won’t want to miss if you’re in the Enniskillen area of Northern Ireland: ENNISKILLEN LITERATURE WEEKEND Saturday, 17th October: POETRY LUNCH featuring readings by poets Kevin Quinn and Miriam Gamble at the Clinton Centre … Continue reading

Posted in October 2009, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Keating on Canvas on National Poetry Day

Today is All-Ireland National Poetry Day. Recently I was researching the life of Irish artist Sean Keating for an article I’ve written about him (to be printed in Ireland’s Own magazine later this month). My curiosity was aroused when I found that he … Continue reading

Posted in October 2009 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment