Cardiff Poetry Experiment: 15th February 2020

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As part of the Cardiff Poetry Festival I’ll be reading at an event hosted by Cardiff Poetry Experiment Saturday February 15 2020 Temple of Peace 18:00 Ailbhe Darcy hosts The Cardiff Poetry Experiment: Irish Women Poets “Wales Book of the Year winner, poet Ailbhe  Darcy introduces this trio of performers who expand the limits of the Irish canon. Cherry Smyth will read from her extraordinary book on the Irish famine, Famished, accompanied by ‘Powerful, freewheeling’ jazz singer Lauren Kinsella. Multi-prizewinning poet Nerys Williams, originally from West Wales, now based in Dublin, reads from her thought-provoking collection, Cabaret, and new work”   See more here https://cardiffpoetryfestival.com/event-14/  

7.30pm 11th May, 2016 – Collaboration: Irish Writers’ Centre/ Crescent Arts Centre Belfast

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Compass Lines #2 due to take place between poets Miriam Gamble and Nerys Williams at the Crescent Arts Centre Belfast 11th May, 2016. Tickets for Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast via Eventbrite: €8/6 | Tickets on the door: €10/8 Compass Lines is a writers’ exchange project developed by Christodoulos Makris  aiming to establish links between writers and communities in the North and South of Ireland, while additionally examining relationships between the East and West of these islands, through workshops, public discussions, and the commissioning of new collaborative writing.    

Poetry + 1916 Centenary Talk

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Reflecting the Rising (RTE)   Thomas MacDonagh and Pádraig Pearse  Rebel Poets and Readings Introduced by Richard Downes, RTÉ 28TH MARCH | EASTER MONDAY 14:00 – 15:30 TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN GERALD DAWE NERYS WILLIAMS The role of the poetic imagination in the politics of the Easter Rising. Prof. Gerald Dawe, poet and Professor of English at Trinity College Dublin and author of War & War’s Alarms. Rebel Poets and Readings | 1916: Politics and Poetic Language What lessons can be learned from the poets of the revolutionary period on the basis of the language of their poetry. Dr Nerys Williams, poet and lecturer in the School of English, Drama and… Read More →