Really……… this was fun. Label lit comes to the Eurovision 😀😀 Anne Casey and Jessamine O'Connor poems left in Lisbon Eurovision village pic.twitter.com/BbUs3C6O6O — anne mcdonald (@scarecrowbooks) May 11, 2018
Writer & facilitator Fiona O’Rourke engaged a group she was facilitating in the LabeLLit project – the link below tells how they got on – and spread the word to Amsterdam, Chicago, Dublin…. and Larne! http://fionamkorourke.blogspot.co.uk/2018/05/labellit-youre-hit.html
An extended interview with journalist Stephanie Bell in the Belfast Telegraph, about LabeLLit and #PoetryDayIRL 2018 https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/books/why-inscribing-miniverses-on-luggage-labels-is-pure-poetry-in-motion-36841473.html
Evening Extra – with Seamus McKee – from about 1.15:30. A project supported by Poetry Ireland and also by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09zj3tb
BBC Blas; our flagship Irish Language programme has an interview with Maria McManus and Nuala Reilly a participant who is based In Derry. You can listen to this broadcast for 28 days after it was first broadcast on the 26th April 2018. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p065k0zz#play
Damian Smyth, Head of Literature & Drama at the Arts Council of Northern Ireland speaks about how he sees this project contributes to putting poetry into public space.
Poet Olive Broderick joins in LabeLLit for #PoetryDayIRL and shows how she is engaging with people who are sight-impaired.
Here’s a little film about the LabeLLit project and #PoetryDayIRL in 2018. Thanks to the Arts Council of Northern Ireland for support with getting the message out there.
This was the scene of my dining room table a year ago, as I prepared batches of luggage labels to send to the participating poets of #LabeLLit and #PoetryDayIRL 2017. I asked for 10 poets and ended up with more than twice as many taking part. I sent every participating poet one label of…
Rachel Andrews came to interview me for Lyric FM when I went to read at the wonderful Ó’Bhéal Poetry event in Cork City. In this interview I speak about my new collection which will be published by Arlen House this coming Autumn, the Poetry Jukebox and also the LabelLit project. Thanks Rachel, and thanks Ó’Bhéal…