Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Heart in Mouth - audio poetry comp

Here's something fun and exciting for performance poets or those of you who are good at reading your work aloud:

Heart in Mouth, a groundbreaking poetry competition and project, from Fingal County Libraries and poets Dave Lordan and Colm Keegan, will launch at Blanchardstown Library 1st March at 8 pm

RSVP: lilian.whelan@fingalcoco.ie tel.8905536

The Heart-in-Mouth audio competition will be Ireland’s first ever  poetry prize for original audio poetry. Entrants will record their best and most heart-felt work and send it as an MP3 file to Colm and Dave.

They will judge the entries based on the strength of the reading as well as the content of the work. The winner will receive an IPOD and, along with the two runners up, will be invited to partake in the Heart-in-Mouth performance poetry showcase along with special guests on Sat May 17th.

Other dates for your diary:

April 6th and 16th

Want advice on your writing? Dave and Colm will offer two free editorial advice clinics in Blanchardstown Library.

Note: Places are limited so early booking is advised.

April 20th: Closing date for “Heart in Mouth” Poetry competition

April 27th Winners showcase event. The showcase event will also include free talks and workshops by Dave and Colm on the theme of Getting Creative. Again, early booking is advised.

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