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Participants: Colm Keegan

Colm Keegan

Colm Keegan lives in Clondalkin, Dublin. Since 2005, he has four times been shortlisted for the Hennessey new Irish Writing Award, for both poetry and fiction. He was shortlisted for the International Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition in 2008 and won the All Ireland Poetry Slam in 2010. In 2011, he was nominated for the Dublin Fringe's 'Little Gem' Award for the play he co-wrote with Stephen James Smith and Kalle Ryan - Three Men Talking About Things They Kinda Know About - which had a sold out run at Dublin Fringe Festival's recent TurnAround Season, and will be touring in Summer 2012. He regularly reviews for and contributes material to RTÉ Radio One's Arena . He co-runs the monthly arts event ‘Nighthawks at the Cobalt' and is co-founder and facilitator of Inklinks, a young writers' club in Clondalkin. He also teaches creative writing in secondary schools across Ireland.

StAnza 2013 Events:

Wed 06 March | RiverRun
Curated by Liam Carson, a voyage through Dublin in poetry, music and image
MBSB (Medical & Biological Sciences Building) North Haugh – Theatre

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