Noel Monahan (Ireland) read alongside Gail McConnell for an event organised by the John Hewitt Society and City Chapters (Armagh) to celebrate 2019 National Poetry Day.
Noel was born in Granard, Co. Longford. He has won The SeaCat National Poetry Award, The RTE P.J. O’Connor Award for drama, The ASTI Achievements Award, The Hiberno-English Poetry Award and The Irish Writers’ Union Poetry Award. He has read his work on Sunday Miscellany, RTE Radio 1, and his poetry was prescribed for the Leaving Certificate English (2011 & 2012). “Chalk Dust” (Salmo, 2018) is Noel Monahan’s eighth poetry collection. Previous collections, all with Salmon, include: “Curse of the Birds” (2000) “The Funeral Game” (2004), “Curve of the Moon” (2010), and “Where the Winds Sleeps: New and Selected Poems” (2014). Recently, he has had work included in the following anthologies: “Windharp” (Penguin), “Tra Una Vita E L’Altra” (Guanda, Italy), “Lost Between” (New Island), “Everything To Play For” (Poetry Ireland). “Even the Daybreak (Salmon) and “Reading The Future, New Writing From Ireland” (Arlen House).
Noel at Salmon: https://www.salmonpoetry.com/details.php?ID=464&a=167
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