Guitartown’s own poet laureate Dave Lordan returns to Clonakilty to perform selections from Medium, his latest poetry collection, & from Revelations, a memoir about the legendary Clonakilty Busking Festival of 1988.
Dave Lordan is a multi-genre writer, performer, editor, and pathbreaking multimedia educator with 4 acclaimed books & 20 years experience in creativity education & cultural programme design.
He is especially interested in transgenre collaboration with other artists, & in partnering with educational, cultural and media institutions to design, develop & deliver workshops, courses & programs in fields such as creative writing, contemporary literature, hybrid/multimedia literature, performance literature, creative literacy, Irish literature/culture, experimental literature, & teacher-training.
“ the most intransigently indefinable, and indispensable, of contemporary writers.” – Necessary Fiction
‘Trying to do for his generation what Yeats & Heaney did for theirs” – RTE Radio 1
“The exhilarating experiment that is the Dave Lordan’s highly political work” – The Irish Times
“Dave Lordan is a great poet & there are some of his poems I would love to sing.” – Christy Moore
This performance is supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht Sport and Media