THE launch of the 11th issue of Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet will be launched on May 12 at 5pm in the Watergate Theatre Upstairs Gallery.
The publication from the Kilkenny County Council Arts Office gives local writers a platform for their work. For this 11th edition, 146 were submitted for inclusion by 56 writers, and ultimately 12 poems by 12 poets were selected by Editor Heather Brett.
Selected poets include Jeffrey Gormly, Eoghan O’Drisceoil, Martha Woodcock, Anne O’Connor, Monica Fleming, Noel Howley, Jake Moylan, Lynda Phelan, Susie Lamb, Myra McAuliffe, Thomas Ceitinn and Joseph O’Neill.
Copies of the Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet Issue 11 will be available for free from the Arts Office, 76 John Street, Kilkenny and libraries around the county after the launch.