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Lani O’Hanlon Workshop

DATE
Fri 28 October
TIME
3:00 pm
VENUE
Waterford Gallery of Art
TICKETS
DATE
Fri 28 October
TIME
3:00 pm
VENUE
Waterford Gallery of Art
TICKETS

‘In spring, the rafters and corners of barns, lifted so high I could look down on bird's eggs, blue and green, fragile as baby's nails.’

Extract from Can Speak, The Irish Times

Lani O’ Hanlon is a writer, poet, and an experienced creative writing facilitator/mentor, dance facilitator and somatic movement therapist currently working with the Artist/Teacher programme, Co. Waterford Literature Programme, Waterford Libraries and WHAT Arts and Health.

She has an MA in Creative Writing from Lancaster University and her writing is published in various journals and anthologies including Poetry (Chicago) Portland Review, Poetry Ireland, Poetry Wales, Channel, The Irish Times, Southward, The Stinging Fly, Orbis, Abridged, Mslexia, Vanguard’s 14, The Amphibian Lit and A New Ulster; the anthologies, Halleluiah for Forty-foot Women and Staying Human – Bloodaxe, Pandemia – Munster Literature Centre’s, Small Wonders – Dedalus Press, and upcoming in their new Anthology of Love Poems, Washing Windows Too – Arlen House and regularly broadcast on national radio RTE’s Sunday Miscellany.

She is the author of Dancing the Rainbow, Holistic Well-Being through Movement, (Mercier Press) and The Little Theatre (Poetry Chapbook)

Awards and commendations include; the Hennessy New Irish Writing, the Bridport Prize, Poetry on the Lake, Irish Writers Centre’s Novel Fair and with director Fiona Aryan, O’ Bheal International poetry film.

Your poetry is really beautiful, tender and vividly written, I could almost hear you reciting it.

Anna Potter, Editor, The Amphibian Lit.

'A poet of grace, memory and theatre, Lani O'Hanlon has emerged as one of the most distinctive and talented new poets of the South East.'

Thomas McCarthy

'Her work is both a cure for what ails us and a cure for language itself: like the best and the rarest of writers, she restores words to their full potency and power'.

Grace Wells