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Shine / Strong
Poetry Award Reading


Date: Sunday March 26th
Venue: dlr LexIcon, the Studio
Time: 2pm
Cost: €5
Age: Adults
 
The Shine/Strong Reading features readings by the poets shortlisted for this year’s Shine/Strong Award as well as the presentation of the Award.

The Award is presented annually to the author of the best first collection of poems published in English or Irish by an Irish poet in the previous year. Recent winners of the Award include Breda Wall Ryan, Caoilinn Hughes, Tara Bergin, Michelle O'Sullivan, Grace Wells and Peadar Ó hUallaigh. This year's award is judged by Vincent Woods and the recipient will receive €1,000.

The Shine/Strong Award is awarded in memory of Rupert and Eithne Strong and is made possible by the generous support of Shine. Shine is the national organisation dedicated to upholding the rights and addressing the needs of all those affected by mental ill health.

This Year's Shortlist:

Stephanie Conn
The Woman on the Other Side
Doire Press
Adam Crothers
Several Deer
Carcanet Press
Simon Lewis
Jewtown
Doire Press

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