Not the time to be silent | weekly online poetry reading & open mic on Skype

Not the time to be silent | weekly online poetry reading & open mic on Skype


8:00 pm - 9:15 pm


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‘Not the time to be silent‘  is an Limerick Arts online poetry reading & open mic response to social distancing due to the Corona virus. Now more than ever we need to write and gather and be heard.

We meet weekly on Thursdays at 8 pm Irish time.It’s open to everybody regardless of location, the only requirement is a commitment to come and read and/or listen

The next online event is  Thursday 2 April 2020 @ 8pm Irish time and our guest Poet is Rachel Coventry

On Skype Add ‘not the time to be silent’ as a contact.

Host will be there 15 mins before the start time.

Message host to join.


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About Rachel Coventry:

Rachel Coventry lives in Galway where she is writing up a Ph.D. on Heidegger’s poetics. Her poems have appeared in various journals including The North, The Moth, Poetry Ireland Review, Cyphers, The Irish Times, and The SHop. She won the Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust Annual Poetry Competition in 2016 and has been short-listed for many other competitions including The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Prize. Her debut collection Afternoon Drinking in the Jolly Butchers is published by Salmon poetry.

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