Wednesday, September 23, 2009

CO. DONEGAL: Blue Stacks Festival - Poetry Sunday

This intimate literary event is the last event of the Blue Stacks Festival 09, and is based this year at the Sand House Hotel, Rossnowlagh, with its beauty, ambience and wild ocean waves, offering a wonderful setting for those who write and those who want to soak up the mixture of spoken word and music that Donegal has to offer.

We are extending the literary offerings to include Saturday, October 3rd, hosting a range of creative short story writing and poetry workshops to cover new and advanced writers, adults and juniors. On Saturday night we have an enjoyable open mic and music evening. We are delighted once again to host the successful Poetry Sunday afternoon with readings from local and visiting writers. Whether you are a writer or just a lover of words you will enjoy all the weekend has to offer.

Saturday Oct. 3rd
Writing Workshops Sat. 2-30 : 5:00 cost €25
( A minimum of 6 names needed for workshops to be held.)

Creative Writing - for beginners or experienced writers who want to create new pieces during the workshop
Annie Deppe

Advanced Poetry – for poets interested in critiquing their work
Kevin Higgins

Short Story Writing - the principles involved in writing a successful short story
Ted Deppe

Creative Writing for Juniors - a workshop for 12 – 16 yr olds
Susan Millar Du Mars

Booking ; 087-6486079

“Literary Gems” on Sat 3rd Oct 09 @8:30 adm €10/8

Saturday night promises to offer a relaxed evening, with talented writers of the area, reading in an open mic “ literary Gems” session and music by singer songwriter Patrica Morris.

Poetry Sunday Oct 4th

Poetry Sunday will take place from 2. 30pm to 5.30pm at the Sand House Hotel with its medley of readings from local and visiting writers. Poets include:

Kathryn Daily, Imelda Maguire, Annie Deppe, Susan Millar Du Mars, Kevin Higgins, Ted Deppe, and local writers.

The author and publisher, John Throne, who wrote the very successful book The Donegal Woman, will also launch a new title from Drumkeen Press: At Miss Mulligans by Bridget O’Toole

Poetry Sunday Price € 15 & cons €12

Contact coordinator Denise Blake on 0876486079 or for details. Check out Sand House Hotel . Hotel rate ; €65 per per night B&B

contact: 071 9851777 or ref: Blue Stacks Festival

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