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Clare Kirwan is a quirky performance poet and writer based in Wirral and available for commissions, performances and adventures.
New website coming soon!
2013 so far...
Stories published: 'Hungry dogs, dirty puddings' in 3:AM Magazine. / 'Two Swans' in 'Listerature II' anthology of stories in the form of lists. / 'Cuddly Toy fondue set' in FlashFlood and 'Sky/Sea' in April's Flash Frontier.
Poems published: The Fridges of Madison County in Prole 10 / 'Environmental Impact' in She's the One Anthology / 'New Brighton 1978' and 'Over the water' are in Sculpted: Poetry of the North West, and also feature on the Momentary Art Project, New Brighton, website.
Clare is co-ordinating this year's Festival of Firsts Open Poetry Competition. Deadline: 1st June.
OUT NOW! First chapter of unpublished novel 'The Undead Residents Association' appears in Pulp Idol - Firsts 2012
Clare won First Prize in Sefton Writing Competition
First play - Enola Gay - premiered in July as part of Wirral Festival of Firsts. More info about the play HERE
Tue 14 May - Murder Mystery Night, Wallasey Central Library. Clare hosts a crime investigation based on Anne Cleeves novel. 0151 639 2334. £4 incl wine
Wed 22 May - Flashtag Final, part of Chorlton Arts Festival, 7pm, The Nook & Cranny, 535 Wilbraham Rd, Chorlton M21 0UE. FREE
Fri 31 May - Northwest All-Star Poetry Slam Showcase, Prestwich Book Festival, 7.30pm Heaton Park Sports and Social Bar, 315 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, M25 IJA
Fri 5 July - UK Literacy Association International Conference, Hope University, Liverpool
Sat 6 July - Wirral Festival of Firsts, Launch of poetry proms, 12:35, Jubilee Lounge, Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton. FREE
Sat 13 July - Flash Fiction Workshop, Hoylake Library. 10am. tbc
Sun 14 July - Wirral Festival of Firsts, Hoylake Promenade. Details tbc.
Available for performances, compering, workshops and commissions.