On Tuesday 19th May at 7pm in the Irish Writers Centre, I’ll be reading some of my poems from “Jewtown” as part of the Poetry Introductions series from Poetry Ireland / Éigse Éireann. It will be part of the International Literature Festival Dublin and I’ll be on with Éamon Mag Uidhir, Jennifer Matthews, Julie Morrissy […]
Rozz reading at our recent event in Visual accompanied by Martin Sipos on piano. I read 4 poems from Jewtown including one newer one, “Foot”
Here’s the link to my poems in the Irish Times today Hennessy Emerging Poetry winner: Simon Lewis for Creosote; The Zoo, Cork, 1881; Two Sisters
Some photos of my night at the Hennessy New Irish Writing Awards. I love the one with Ciaran Carty; he was such a nice man and very encouraging. It was also cool to chat with Paula Meehan. A great night.
Delighted to have been placed as a “special commendation” in the Patrick Kavanagh award this year. Poetry Award – Patrick Kavanagh Centre Inniskeen Co. Monaghan
I was recently shown around Cork City by Thomas McCarthy who gave me a glimpse of the influence of Jewtown in Cork today. The first image is a bridge opened by Gerald Goldberg when he was Lord Mayor of Cork City. The second image is the synagogue on South Terrace. Thirdly is David Marcus’ parents’ […]