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Critical Bastards issue 13

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My performance piece 'Work Sharing' appears in the all-audio issue 13 of Critical Bastards magazine.



Critical Bastards is a creative art criticism magazine that engages with contemporary visual art, publishes writing by artists, and is committed to creating conversations between all parts of the island of Ireland. Past contributors include Dennis McNulty, Rebecca O'Dwyer, Jan Carson, Sarah Pierce, Maria Fusco and Adrian Duncan among many others.

Commissioned by Critical Bastards co-editor Jennie Taylor, and performed and recorded in the morning of 5 October 2016, 'Work Sharing' is one of nine creative responses to the word 'Work' featured in issue 13. The other contributors are Sue Rainsford, Michelle Hall, Fiona Gannon, Renèe Helèna Browne, Jonathan Mayhew, RchlTrsRs: Re: Fwd: Re: Work, Rebecca Dunne & Eoghan McIntyre, and James Merrigan.

My thanks to editors Lily Cahill, Deborah Madden, Jennie Taylor and Suzanne Walsh. The issue was launched on Wednesda…

'The Rising Generation' at Dublin Book Festival 2016

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On Saturday 12 November I'll be reading along with Jane Clarke, Julie Morrissy and Ciaran O'Rourke in the Boys' School, Smock Alley Theatre, as part of Poetry Ireland's 'The Rising Generation' event at Dublin Book Festival 2016. DBF is this year celebrating its 10th anniversary.

"Since its release in April 2016, writers featured in the critically acclaimed ‘The Rising Generation’ issue of Poetry Ireland Review have been invited to read at international festivals and book fairs in Dublin, London and Edinburgh. Now four more of the 36 new-generation poets featured in the Review – Jane Clarke, Christodoulos Makris, Julie Morrissy and Ciaran O’Rourke – will read their work at Dublin Book Festival at a relaxed Saturday event with music from Sive."

Saturday 12 November
3.30pm - 5.00pm
Boys' School, Smock Alley Theatre
Free Entry - Booking Required


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Also as part of Dublin Book Festival, on Sunday 13 November Susan Tomaselli will represent gorse at the event