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"Matinee" - a Book Club Evening with Matthew Rice

Published 23:47 on 17 Feb 2020
The Book Club invites you to "Matinee" - an evening with local poet Matthew Rice. Matthew will read from a sequence of sonnets that recount elements of his childhood and formative years through the prism of twelve films that made an impression on him growing up, commenting also on how one art form can inspire the other.

7pm. Tickets £5 to include wine and nibbles.



Matthew Rice was born in Belfast. Poems and reviews have appeared on both sides of the Atlantic, including Asheville Poetry Review, Poetry Ireland Review, The Tangerine, and in the anthology 'The Best New British and Irish Poets 2017', edited by Luke Kennard. He was awarded runner-up in the Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2017, and selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series the same year. He received a SIAP award from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland for 2017/18.

Last updated 09:53 on 17 June 2020

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