This year we were honoured to welcome back retired judge & poet, Michael Pattwell to preside over this year’s poetry slam. He did so with great humour. A very enjoyable night was had by all. Thanks to Breda Sheehan of Kanturk Bookshop for once again sponsoring the poetry slam. Thanks to everyone who took part. […]
Kanturk Arts Festival is pleased to announce the 2018 Flash Fiction Winners
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The concept of Poetry Slam originated in Chicago in 1984 to move poetry recitals from academia to a more popular audience. Open microphone venues offered the opportunity for contestants who are randomly selected to recite original works with an introduction allowed. The Poetry Slam Kanturk style allows the recital of a favorite poem with a brief […]