Annette was very pleased to be the recipient of the Irish Writers Centre/ St Marks Florence Poet in Residence award 2017. She took part in reading and Q and A session in the historic St Mark’s Church and international workshop with participants from Turkey, USA, UK and Singapore in attendance.
“A gem of an idea.” ( Irish Times) from Marc O’Sullivan and the Committee of the Beara Arts Festival. Compartments, a poetry and music collaboration between Annette and Cormac Mac An Fhalla, is sited for 2 weeks on Ireland’s only Cable Car, as part of the Sonic Boxes installations around Beara. It is exciting a lot […]
This is a festival to look out for. Two weeks on the Beara Peninsula, combining Art, Photography, Writing and Music in and around Castletownbere. Annette is facilitating a poetry workshop at Castletownbere Library on Saturday 30th July and is reading on Sunday 31st July. Beara Arts Festival Website is here.
In the lead up to the Hibernian Anthology published in October Annette was interviewed by Philip Cummins. The interview can be read here.
Annette loved reading in the town that is the centre of the Beara Peninsula, a place that inspires so many of her poems.
Annette is delighted to have a poem accepted for Crannóg’s beautiful Summer issue. She’ll be heading to Galway on Friday 27th June for the launch.
Annette Skade manifests her own considerable poetic skill in responding to Basil Bunting as a maker. Post IV Editorial Annette’s article, ‘Hatmaker: Craft, Language, Music and Performance in Basil Bunting’s Briggflatts’ appears in Post IV: Poetry In Process, launched on December 16th 2013. The online magazine from the Irish Centre for Poetry Studies can be […]
Annette is pleased to be invited to read at the Imbolc / St Brigid’s Festival of poetry and music on Friday 31st January in Working Artist Studios, 71 North St, Skibbereen, Co. Cork. More info here
A great night was had by all when Annette Skade read at Cork’s popular weekly poetry event Ó Bhéal on January 27th 2014. Ó Bhéal (Irish for by word of mouth) creates an original platform for established and non-established poets alike, allowing the public access to contemporary poetry, and it draws an audience who appreciate […]
Annette Skade, winner of the 2012 Cork Literary Review Poetry Manuscript Competition, will launch her award-winning poetry collection Thimblerig at the Bradshaw Literary Festival, a two-day Gathering event in Cork this November. St Luke’s Church Cork will be the setting for the event which will celebrate and showcase some of the finest literary talent from […]