April 12th, 2021 at 3:30 pm
Posted by pc in Ópen-mic on Mondays

    Monthly Poetry Events: Guest Poets Listed Below

    What: Poetry Challenge, Films, Guest Poets & Open-Mic

    When: 2nd Monday of each Month @ 8.30pm
             *** as of April 2020 events are held online ***

    Where: Long Valley, Winthrop St, Cork. [usually]
              *** once safe, physical events will resume ***

    Guest Poet & Open-Mic mp3s: Monday Event Reviews

    Wordshops: Creative Writing at Ó Bhéal and Beyond …

    Guest Interviews:by Jennifer Matthews

    Five Words Anthology: Submit Five Word event poems
              *** (not for the competition) ***

    Ó Bhéal – a poem by Anamaría Crowe Serrano

Five Words Poetry Competition*** ópen *** 9th Five Words Poetry Competition *** ópen ***

For this week’s five words and guidelines >>>>>>

Guest Poet Line-up for April and May 2021
Events are posted every 2-3 months. Click names for biographical details


Ó Bhéal’s 14th Anniversary Event: Sinéad McClure & Shortlisted poets – 12th April

i.a.w. Foras na Gaeilge Dubhán Ó Longáin & Julie Field – 10th May

Click here for our Live Poetry StageEvents are held on Zoom and streamed via obheal.ie/live (more details via the links above)
The Five Word challenge starts at 8.30pm, Guest poets around 9.30pm, Open-Mic session 10.30pm.

The 9th Ó Bhéal International Poetry-Film Competition is now open for submissions (1st of May – 31st of August 2021).

The judges for 2021 are Paula Kehoe and Paul Casey. For submission guidelines & previous winners visit the competition page here.

651 Responses to “Poetry Readings & Open-Mic Nights”

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    pc Said: @6:15 pm 

    Open-mic night – 8th March 2021

    Our warm thanks to guests Sandra Yanonne and Laurence McKeown for their powerful and heartfelt readings on Monday, two brilliant poets! You can listen to Sandra’s reading here and to Laurence’s reading here.

    Thanks to Shaunna Lee Lynch for her magic touch as emcee, to all who participated and to the open-mic contributors, Melisa Mauriño, Colm Scully, Damien Donnolly, Pam Campbell, Anne McDonald, Margaret O’Regan, Michelle Delea, Augustina Adéọlá Jekennu, Ada Miles, Karen Warinsky, Dan Johnson, Ciarán MacArtain, Catherine Ronan, Sue Blue, Susanna Trifiletti, Paul Tallant, Paul Rabinowitz, Cathal Holden and Mags Creedon.

    Mags Creedon won this week’s Five Word challenge. Fair plé Mags!

    The open-mic mp3 is here.

    03/24/21; 6:15 pm

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