2014 Festival Fringe Events

Thursday February 13


*Book Launch of Graham Allen's debut collection The One That Got Away (New Binary Press)
2pm, Cork City Library, Admission Free


Graham Allen moved to Ireland in 1995 and is now a Professor of Literature in the School of English at University College Cork. The One that Got Away was shortlisted for The Crashaw Prize in 2012, and the title poem won the Listowel Single Poetry Prize in 2010. Allen’s life poem, Holes, was first published by New Binary Press in 2012.





*A Poetry Mart
after 11pm at the festival club at the Cork Arts Theatre
At the end of the evening after all the readings have finished, space at the festival club will be devoted for workshop attendees and members of the audience to swap or sell their own poetry books.



Friday February 14

*Love poems for Valentine’s Day hosted by Waterstones
2.30pm-4.30pm, Waterstones, 69 Patrick St., Admission Free


Poets reading in the festival or taking workshops will each have the opportunity to read one love poem as a special celebration of Valentine’s Day.