CORKONIAN BILLY Ramsell will be performing his poetry at the next North Beach Poetry Nights this Monday in The Crane Bar, Sea Road, at 6.30pm.
Billy has been shortlisted for a Hennessy and a Strong award. He co-runs an educational publishing company and his debut collection Complicated Pleasures was published by Dedalus Press in 2007.
The event will also see the launch of Accurate Measurements, the debut collection by poet Adam White. Poets wishing to enter the Slam need two three minutes poems. The poem for the second round should be performed without script. The prize is a bottle of wine and entry to the North Beach Grand Slam in December.
Admission is free.