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BRIDGESTONE AWARD "Best in Ireland 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Poetry Day with Martin Figura & Helen Ivory - Thursday 27th April, 8pm, tickets €10
Dromineer Literary Festival in association with Nenagh Arts Centre present a joint Poetry Day Ireland reading by Martin Figura and Helen Ivory.
Martin Figura’s most recent collections Dr Zeeman’s Catastrophe Machine (Cinnamon Press) and pamphlet Shed (Gatehouse Press) were both published in 2016. The show of Dr Zeeman began touring in 2016. He was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award and won the Best Spoken Word Show Saboteur Award for his previous show Whistle.
Helen Ivory is a poet and visual artist. She has won a Gregory Award and her fourth Bloodaxe Books collection, the semi-autobiographical Waiting for Bluebeard was short-listed for the East Anglian Book Awards (2014). She edits the webzine Ink Sweat and Tears and is tutor and Course Director for the UEA/Writers Centre Norwich online creative writing programme.