Creative Writing Readings + Geraldine Moorkens Byrne
Readings & Music
A group of writers have been working with acclaimed author Adam Wyeth in a series of weekly workshops. The format on Wednesday night will consist of Geraldine reading one or two poems in between each presentation by a member of the Creative Writing Workshop, followed by a short interlude of music and meditation, and then another “round” of readings.
Geraldine Moorkens Byrne
A poet from Dublin, Ireland, her work tends towards an exploration of themes of heritage, spirituality, social justice, and belonging.
Published works include “Eriu Addresses the False Kings” (Gods and Radicals A Beautiful Resistance 2016) “Where Once Stood Tribes” (Asia Geographic) Constance in the Green and other poems (Sixteen Magazine 1916 commemorations) “Bealtine” (Jane Raeburn Anthology, USA); a selection of poems inc “Cliona by the Shore” and “Saving Sylvie” in the Irish Anthology of Modern Poetry “Where the Hazel Falls” (Electric Publications, Wexford, Ireland); The Homecoming and Irish Cowboys (Prairie Poetry, USA); Dowsing in the The Digest, (American Society of Dowsers)
Poems have been performed as theater notably Beltaine (Edinburgh) and Death of the Hero (Ireland) Her poem “Aisling” was among the winners of the John Creedon Listowel Writers Week competition RTE radio 1. She has also published a children’s book PUDDLES! with illustrations by Austin Lysaght. She is a Founder and Editor of the PPP Publishing Collective which has published 3 collections of poets by diverse authors, one non-fiction work and one novel to date.
Her first collection is due out Autumn 2017