Online poetry video. Premiering Sun 19 Sep 2021, 5 pm. Free
Videos with readings by Eamon McGuinness and Lorna Shaughnessy, highlighting their new books, forthcoming from SALMON Poetry.
The videos will be premiere here and on YouTube; you will be able to watch them on this page.
Filmed specially for the Fingal Poetry Festival 2021, poets Lorna Shaughnessy and Eamon McGuinness read from their forthcoming collections from Salmon Poetry.
About our artists
Eamon McGuinness is from Dublin. His poetry has appeared in Poetry Ireland Review, The Irish Times, The Stony Thursday Book, Southword, Cyphers, Eyewear’s Best New British and Irish Poets Anthology, and elsewhere. He has been shortlisted for the Strokestown International Poetry Prize and featured on the Poetry Jukebox in Belfast.
He is also an award-winning short-story writer and has had work published in The Stinging Fly and The Lonely Crowd. He holds an M.A in Creative Writing from U.C.D. The Wrong Heroes is his debut collection.
LORNA SHAUGHNESSY has published three poetry collections, Torching the Brown River, Witness Trees and Anchored (Salmon Poetry) and a chapbook, Song of the Forgotten Shulamite (Lapwing). Lark Water, her fourth collection, will be launched in 2021. She lectures in Hispanic Studies in NUI Galway and translates Galician, Spanish and Latin American poetry. In 2018 she was awarded an Artist’s Bursary by the Arts Council of Ireland.