John McAuliffe will be taking part in the Bluedot Festival again this year. Bluedot is an award-winning festival of discovery at the grounds of a deep space observatory. Set against a backdrop of the iconic Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank, Bluedot combines a truly stellar line-up of music with a ground-breaking programme of live science […]
Manchester Literature Festival hosts an evening celebrating new books from two established talents of Irish writing with Kevin Barry & John McAuliffe. 7.00pm Monday, 12 October 2015 Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama Bridgeford Street, Manchester, M13 9PL Tickets £6/£4 Book on 0843 208 0500 Buy tickets online Kevin Barry’s short stories have won major prizes […]
Poetry Night at The Book Case Jo Shapcott and John McAuliffe 7.00pm Thursday 17th September The Bookcase 29 Market Street, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire Tickets £6 includes refreshments Advance tickets for this event have now sold out. Six standing tickets will be available on the door on the night from 6.40pm. http://www.bookcase.co.uk/events.html […]
Subtlety is a word that defines the poetry of John McAuliffe, whose previous collection, Of All Places was a Poetry Book Society recommendation. The title of his fourth collection, The Way In, suggests that he is an intuitive poet, who waits until he finds the right size and shape of key for the lock, then turns . . . […]
Poems Upstairs: John McAuliffe 7.00pm Wednesday 3 June, Books Upstairs, D’Olier Street, Dublin 2 Tickets: €6 (includes a glass of wine) John McAuliffe reads from his new collection, The Way In Filled with open, vividly imagined poems, The Way In speaks directly to the reader, exploring a contemporary life whose domestic spaces […]
Book Launch & Reading of The Way In by John McAuliffe takes place as part of Listowel Writers’ Week. 4.30pm Friday 29th May 2015 The Seanchaí Centre, Listowel, Co Kerry Adm: Free John McAuliffe grew up in Listowel and now co-directs the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester. He writes the poetry column in the […]
If you missed it, now’s your chance to view John McAuliffe read his poems at the Poets and Players event in Rylands Library, Manchester last weekend (25 April 2015).
The Way In – John McAuliffe published on 28 May 2015. John McAuliffe’s new book continues to explore a contemporary life whose domestic spaces and routines are lovingly itemized and reassembled: these poems tell stories and find images for ‘soul-making’ in the everyday world of sheds, swimming pools, concert halls, parks, ferry ports, galleries, protest marches, […]
Poets & Players Saturday 25th April, poems read by John McAuliffe, Melissa Lee-Houghton and Maria Isakova Bennett, with music by pupils from Chetham’s School of Music In the Historic Reading Room of the John Rylands Library, 150 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3EH. Free event.
Poetry Workshop with John McAuliffe Booking Now Getting Started — John McAuliffe Literary Workshop – 28th, 29th and 30th May at Listowel Writers’ Week Venue Course Theme: Some poems discover new ways of writing. They create sounds or tones which generate updates, responses and repudiations from their future poet-readers. In this workshop […]