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Poets Live – an evening of poetry and dance with Marion McCready, Afric McGlinchey and Romual Kabore

April 8, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Marion McCready lives in Argyll, Scotland. Her poetry pamphlet collection, Vintage Sea, was published by Calder Wood Press (2011). She won a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award in 2013 and won the Melita Hume Poetry Prize (2013). Her first full – length collection, Tree Language, will be published in the Spring 2014 by Eyewear Publishing. Her website can be found here – and she blogs here –

Afric McGlinchey’s début collection, The lucky star of hidden things, based partly on her upbringing in Zimbabwe, was published in 2012 by Salmon. Published translations of her work have appeared in Irish, Spanish and Italian. She has been invited to read and give talks at festivals in South Africa, Northern Ireland, Zimbabwe and Italy as well as Ireland. A Pushcart nominee, Afric received the Hennessy Emerging Poetry Award for 2010 and the Northern Liberties Poetry Award for 2012 and was placed and commended in a number of other competitions. Afric lives in West Cork, Ireland.

Romual Kaboré was born in Burkina Faso in 1989 and studied dance at CDC la Termitière in Ouagadougou.  Since 2012 he has been a member of La Compagnie Herman Diephuis, performing in “Objet principal du voyage.”  In 2013 be began a collaboration with Oliver Tarpaga and Bernice Lee, called “Let Me Be” and is working on “Encore et corps” with Boukson Séré and Sergio Argiolas.  He was awarded a Ville de Paris/Institut Français international residency in 2014 and is presently working on the choreography of his first piece, “Romual sans D.”



April 8, 2014
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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