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Luke Morgan and Patricia Forde

September 18, 2023 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Luke Morgan, an acclaimed poet and filmmaker, published his second collection titled “Beast” in 2022, receiving praise for its ambition and striking imagination. His debut collection, “Honest Walls,” was published in 2016. His poetry is featured in various journals both in Ireland and internationally in 2023. In addition to his poetic pursuits, Luke has garnered recognition as an awardwinning filmmaker.

Patricia Forde is a versatile author with a diverse range of works. She has published three Picture Books, numerous Easy Readers, and her debut novel, “The Wordsmith,” was released in 2017. Patricia has also written plays and television dramas for children and teenagers, working on both English and Irish language soap operas. In addition to her writing career, she has experience as a primary school teacher and served as the artistic director of Galway Arts Festival. Patricia is the seventh Laureate na nÓg, Ireland’s Children’s Literature Laureate, having been appointed in 2023.
Sponsored by: Kevin and Yvonne Mays


September 18, 2023
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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