Glucksman Gallery

Evening Readings: Leanne O'Sullivan

The Great Book of Ireland features poetic texts from some of Ireland’s leading writers.

The Great Book of Ireland features poetic texts from some of Ireland’s leading writers. Throughout the exhibition, the Glucksman will host free public readings by some of the contributing poets to celebrate the many voices collected in the manuscript. Leanne O'Sullivan was born in 1983, and comes from the Beara peninsula in West Cork. She received an MA in English from University College, Cork in 2006. The winner of several of Ireland's poetry competitions in her early 20s (including the Seacat, Davoren Hanna and RTE Rattlebag Poetry Slam), she has published three collections, all from Bloodaxe, Waiting for My Clothes (2004), Cailleach: The Hag of Beara (2009), winner of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature in 2010, and The Mining Road (2013). She was given the Ireland Chair of Poetry Bursary Award in 2009 and the Lawrence O’Shaughnessy Award for Irish Poetry in 2011, and received a UCC Alumni Award in 2012.



Category: Arts and Cultural Events: Glucksman Gallery
Date:
Time: 6
Location: Lewis Glucksman Gallery
Target Audience: All welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Chris Clarke
4901844
http://glucksman.org/facingpages.html

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