Friday 18th September: Live Streamed event for Culture Night: 19.30

Join Anne Tannam and fellow-poets Mark Ward, Grace Wilentz and Fiona Bolger for an evening of interlinked poetry.

Anne Tannam has published two poetry collections: Take This Life (2011) and Tides Shifting Across My Sitting Room Floor (2017), with a third, Twenty-six Letters of a New Alphabet forthcoming from Salmon. Anne runs writers’coaching clinics and workshops and is co-founder of the weekly Dublin Writers’ Forum.

Mark Ward is author of two chapbooks: Circumference (2018) and Carcass (2020). His poems have featured in The Irish Times, Poetry Ireland Review, Banshee, amongothers. He is the founding editor of Impossible Archetype, a journal of LGBTQ+ poetry. A collection, Nightlight, is forthcoming from Salmon in 2022.

Grace Wilentz is the author of Holding Distance (2019). Her poems have appeared in journals including Poetry Ireland Review, Cyphers, The Seneca Review, The American Poetry Journal, Magma, The Harvard Advocate, and The Irish Times. She is a recent recipient of the literature bursary from the Arts Council of Ireland. Grace has taught creative writing at UCD and in diverse community settings.

Fióna Bolger’s first full collection was published in 2019 by Yoda Press, Delhi, A Compound of Words. Her grimoire, The Geometry of Love Between the Elements, was published by PB Press in 2013. She completed her MA in Creative Writing in 2011 and is currently a PhD candidate in DCU School of English. For 11 years she worked with Anne Tannam facilitating Dublin Writers Forum.