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Doire Press Event with William Wall and Moyra Donaldson

Doire Press Event with William Wall and Moyra Donaldson

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Doire Press Event with William Wall and Moyra Donaldson

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Moyra Donaldson is an award-winning and critically acclaimed poet and creative writing facilitator from Co Down. In 2019 she was awarded a prestigious Major Individual Artist Award from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. She has published eight collections of poetry, including her most recent, ‘Bone House’ (Doire Press), and won multiple awards including the Women’s National Poetry Competition, The Allingham Award, Cúirt New Writing Award, North West Words Poetry Award and the Belfast Year of the Writer Award. Other projects include a collaboration with photographic artist Victoria J Dean, resulting in an exhibition and the publication Abridged 0 - 36 Dis-Ease, and a collaboration with artist Paddy Lennon, Blood Horses, culminating in a limited edition publication of artworks and poems.

William Wall has published six novels, three collections of short fiction and four collections of poetry including his latest, ‘Smugglers in the Underground Hug Trade’ (Doire Press). He was the first European to win the Drue Heinz Literature Prize (2017) and he has won numerous other awards including the Virginia Faulkner Prize, The Sean O’Faolain Prize, several Listowel Writers’ Week awards and The Patrick Kavanagh Award. He was appointed as the inaugural Poet Laureate of Cork in 2020 and holds a PhD in creative writing from University College, Cork. His work has been widely translated and he translates from Italian.

This event will be moderated by award winning poet Clodagh Beresford Dunne.

All events or shows will be filmed or photographed. Buying a ticket affirms your consent to the filming, sound recording or photographing of yourself as a member of the audience. Photography and recordings are strictly forbidden without permission of the Listowel Writers' Week Literary Festival Management.

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