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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!

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'The Wexford Bohemian' x 'The Waxed Lemon' Virtual Open-Mic
'The Wexford Bohemian' x 'The Waxed Lemon' Virtual Open-Mic

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.

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