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Martina Evans: Ilkley Literature Festival

Sunday 6 Oct 2019, 17:15 to 18:15

Ilkley Playhouse Wharfeside
Weston Road
LS29 8DW


Curated by ILF 2019 Poet in Residence Colette Bryce, this showcase brings together writers from the north and south of Ireland to demonstrate the best contemporary Irish Poetry. 

Martina Evans is the author of eleven books of prose and poetry. Her latest collection Now We Can Talk Openly About Men (2018) was shortlisted for the 2019 Irish Times Poetry Now Award and the Pigott Poetry Award.  


Alan Gillis is from Belfast, he has published four poetry collections with The Gallery Press, the latest being Scapegoat (2014). He has also been shortlisted for the T S Eliot prize and for the Irish Times Poetry Now Award.

Born in Newry in Northern Ireland, Conor O'Callaghan is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently The Sun King (2013). 

Tickets are £8/£5 and can be bought here. 

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