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New Dublin Press present: Chamber Music & Poetry
November 5, 2014 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
A special evening of world-class poetry and music with a wine reception on November 5th at 8pm
Kit Fryatt was born in 1978 in Tehran, and grew up in Singapore, Turkey and England. She moved to Ireland in 1999. In 2008 she set up Wurm im apfel with Dylan Harris, and from 2010 organised Wurm events solo. In 2009 she won the Stinging Fly prize for the poem “Ghastlymake”, which was also the first poem to win the prize in its history.
Kimberly Campanello was born in Elkhart, Indiana, and is a dual American and Irish citizen. Her first full-length poetry collection Consent was published by Doire Press in May 2013. Her pamphlet Spinning Cities was published by Wurm Press in 2011. ZimZalla will release MOTHERBABYHOME, a book of conceptual poetry, in 2015.
Kimberly’s poems have appeared in magazines in the USA, Canada, the UK, and Ireland, including 3:AM Magazine, Abridged, The Cream City Review, filling station,Irish Left Review, MsLexia, nthposition, Tears in the Fence, The Penny Dreadful, and The Stinging Fly.
As a composer, guitarist and researcher, Benjamin Dwyer’s creative and critical work extends from a broad base in performance and artistic practice.
Dwyer is an elected member of Aosdána, the Irish government-sponsored academy of creative artists that honours those whose work has made an outstanding contribution to the arts. He was made an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, London (ARAM), an honour bestowed upon those former students deemed to have made ‘a significant contribution to the music profession’. Benjamin Dwyer is Professor of Music at Middlesex University’s School of Media and Performing Arts.