Readings

Black Tea & Birdsong: Jane will chat to Dani Gill & read poems from When the Tree Falls in an episode from the LIVE Network to be aired on 29 May 2020/ The reading was sponsored by Roscommon Arts Centre. You can subscribe to the channel or watch afterwards via https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbM2cq1wKpnP1dKqrs7XnCQ


Jane will read 'Cattle Stick' from When the Tree Falls for Poetry File on Saturday Weekend Drive with Evelyn Grant on RTE Lyric FM, 30 May 2020.


Jane gave a YouTube LIVE reading from her home in Glenmalure on Saturday 25 April. It was organised by the Holding Cell and is now available here on Jane's YouTube channel.


Jane read a new sequence of poems inspired by the natural & cultural heritage of Wicklow in 'The Miners' Way', which was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Sunday 3rd May, 16.30 & repeated Saturday 9th May, 23.30. She also read 'Birthing the Lamb' from her second collection When the Tree Falls, Bloodaxe Books 2019


Jane will give a reading from her home during the week of 15-19 June as part of the Inside Writing digital poetry festival organised by Newcastle Centre for Literary Arts in lieu of the annual Newcastle Poetry Festival. More details to follow.


Jane will read two poems and chat with Siobhan McMahon for a series of programmes from East Leeds FM in conjunction with the Irish Music Foundation, more details to follow.



Sadly all other readings in April, May, June & July 2020 have been cancelled or postponed due to the Covid-19 public health crisis. These events included Cork International Poetry Festival; Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival; Ty Newydd Writing Centre, Wales; Strokestown International Poetry Festival; Coolock & Walkinstown Public Libraries, Dublin; Rural Writing Institute, Cumbria; Emma's Dell, Grasmere, Cumbria; Hecho, Spain.


Heinrich Böll Residency: Jane will have a writing residency in the Heinrich Böll Cottage on Achill Island from 22 August - 5 September 2020.


Bailieborough Poetry Festival: Jane will give a reading in the Bailie Hotel, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan on 3 October, 2020.


 
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