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Women poets and allies working to bring the voices of forgotten Irish women poets back into the canon and fight gender imbalance
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Fired! in Barcelona - October 18th. Reading organised by Jose Luis Regojo & Dick Edelstein to pay homage to Women's Writers Day in Spain & celebrate the first anniversary of Fired! Readers include – María Antònia Massanet Geraldine Mitchell & Gemma Rabaneda
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Concha Catalan Oct 10
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Maria McManus Oct 11
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Tiana M Fischer Oct 9
Still bathing in the afterglow of 's ! Got these from the basement of & can't wait to dive in! Will be using these in my first-year poetry tutorials!
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Christine Murray Oct 7
Liz, it was excellent on gender & class, though we need to discuss race & internationalism. shows historical exclusion and disparity which echoes contemporaneously. I have felt a lack of history my entire writing life. Good to discuss it openly. xx
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Olwen Dawe Oct 6
For sure, thanks so much for being there today and for your great contribution. A very important day.
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Kathy D'Arcy Oct 6
How do we ensure that we aren’t back here again in ten or a hundred years, wondering why we silence women? This is a great recommendation. Sign the pledge to do your part at .
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Kathy D'Arcy Oct 6
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It was especially good to chat to Gerald Dawe, whose Cambridge Companion sparked the birth of late last year. Talking together is, I think, how we start to move forward and make meaningful changes.
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Kathy D'Arcy Oct 6
Mindblowing presentation by Ken Keating at the conference just now: among other stats, that Gallery Press received seven figure state funding over a period of recent years during which they published 77% men.
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Christine Murray Oct 7
"Now I am a Tower of Darkness" and other poems by Freda Laughton
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Lucy Collins Oct 6
Andrew Carpenter kicking off an exciting programme of talks on women poets with the satirical Olivia Elder ⁦
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Berg Oct 5
'I am glad that Dorothy Herbert is getting attention and being reintroduced to society on Saturday.' Louis Cullen
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Christine Murray Oct 4
It is today. In a couple of days some magnificent people will be addressing the absence of Irish Women poets' voices in our cultural narrative. Details here: cc
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Lucy Collins Sep 29
The strength of Northern Irish women’s poetry was on show today at - readings & conversation from Ruth Carr, Medbh McGuckian . Great to see this all-Ireland programming
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Christine Murray Sep 25
Alex Pryce on “Ambiguous Silences ? Women in Anthologies of Contemporary Northern Irish Poetry”
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Maria McManus Sep 23
coming to very soon 😍- Eva Gore Booth, Rhoda Coghill, Isibeal ni mhic Conail, Alice Milligan, Katherine Tynan, Eithne Carberry & more.
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Fired! Sep 22
It's almost to the year since Fired! has its inaugural event in Belfast. This year we're even more FiredUp! Free event & all welcome. Readings by & many more.
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Kathy D'Arcy Sep 21
My face here is the face I have when I open literally any anthology of Irish poetry and check for women’s names...good discussion about and the canon tonight, thanks !
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@poetryjukebox Sep 20
Lining up my wonderful ! interesting stuff fm forgotten poets eg. Katherine Tynan, Eva Gore Booth, Susan Mitchell, Alice Milligan, Rhoda Coghill, Blanaid Salkeld; we will be great! Stay tuned for A Shadow Hid Me. Launches 2/11
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