Poet Ruth Quinlan + Open Mic | Not the time to be silent

Poet Ruth Quinlan + Open Mic | Not the time to be silent


7:45 pm - 9:15 pm


Online, n/a, n/a

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Not the time to be silent is an online Arts response to social distancing in the form of a weekly Poetry reading and open mic event and a facebook community group. Now more than ever we need to write, gather and be heard.

Thursdays weekly at 8pm Irish time, zoom door open at 7.45 pm for the open mic sign up, all welcome to read and/or listen regardless of location.
Access is through the facebook group.


August 27 2020

Poet Ruth Quinlan reading at 8pm Irish time, open mic afterward.

The zoom room is open from 7.45 pm for open mic sign up. Additional details in the announcement section.

Ruth Quinlan was born in Kerry but now lives in Galway. She was selected for a Heinrich Böll Cottage Writer Residency and the Cork Poetry Festival Introductions in 2020, the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series in 2019 and was awarded an individual artist bursary in 2018 by Galway City Council. She won the 2018 Galway University Hospital Arts Trust Poems for Patience competition, the 2018 Blue Nib Summer Chapbook competition, the 2014 Over the Edge New Writer of the Year Award, and the 2012 Hennessy Literary Award for First Fiction. She is also co-editor of Skylight 47, a poetry magazine based in Galway. See less

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