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“AS NASTY a man as he is poor as a 'poet'” was what John McTernan, a former advisor to Tony Blair called Kevin Higgins - but then, that's Blairites for you. Diarmaid Ferriter though was on the mark, when he described the Galwegian as “Ireland’s accomplished political poet and satirist".
THE POET and short story writer Susan Millar DuMars will host a series of afternoon creative writing classes in the Galway Arts Centre, for beginners and continuing creative writing students, in poetry or fiction.
THERE IS an increasing personal belief that a poetry selection should at first be read through fairly quickly, and then revisited at a later date at a slower pace. This will help the reader to a deeper understanding of the why and wherefore of the poems and greatly enrich his/her reading experience.
A STRIKING feature of Marie Cadden’s debut poetry collection - Gynaecologist in the Jacuzzi – is that the voice speaking to us in the more than 50 poems included is, for a first collection, a peculiarly unified one.
THERE IS a memory, somewhat hazy, probably romanticised, of the shop door opening one morning in the early eighties, and a young, statuesque, lady sailing in, wearing a flowing colourful cloak, somewhat reminiscent of an Adrienne Monnier or a Sylvia Beach.
PEOPLE WHOSE New Year resolutions include finally getting around to writing that novel or those poems that have been in their head for ages, should check out upcoming classes at the Galway Arts Centre.
PACKIE BONNER'S famous save at Italia 90, and the enjoyment of playing Gaelic football, have inspired some of the poems in Evidence of Freewheeling, the debut collection from Trevor Conway.
THE POETS Susan Millar DuMars, Robyn Rowland, and Elaine Gaston will read from their work at the Autumn Poetry Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday September 17 at 6.30pm.