Sun, 03 Jul|
'The Wexford Bohemian' x 'The Waxed Lemon' Virtual Open-Mic
As part of Wexford Literary Festival, literary anthology The Wexford Bohemian are proud to collaborate with our Waterford contemporaries at The Waxed Lemon for a virtual open-mic happening on the 3rd of July 2022 at 7pm. Hear contributors from both journals read their published work aloud!
Time & Location
03 Jul 2022, 19:00 – 21:00 IST
About the event
The Waxed Lemon is a dynamic literary journal from Waterford. Publishing fiction, flash and poetry. The editors are Joanne McCarthy and Derek Flynn.
Derek Flynn is a Waterford author, playwright, and musician with a Masters in Creative Writing from Trinity College, Dublin. He is the author of six novels, including the John Ryan series featuring the eponymous ex-cop turned private detective. His award-nominated plays have been performed in Garter Lane Art Centre, Waterford, and Smock Alley, Dublin, amongst other venues.
Joanne McCarthy writes in Waterford in both English and Irish. Her work is published in Poetry Ireland Review, Irish Independent New Irish Writing, The Stinging Fly, Comhar, Splonk, Aneas, The Honest Ulsterman, The Cormorant, Marble Broadsheeet and more. She is anthologised in Hold Open the Door, The Ireland Chair of Poetry Anthology, The Stony Thursday Book and The Same Page Anthology.
She is an Arts Council Agility Award recipient 2021, a John Hewitt International Summer School bursary recipient 2021 and a mentorship recipient from the Arts Office, Waterford City and County Council.
Joanne is currently reading poetry at the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen's University, Belfast.