5.3.08

M.y rec.ent boo.k.marks...

from my del.icio.us.

For those who read on Google Reader, Bloglines...


Tombola
A FORMER journalist who worked in Ulster during the height of the Troubles has published his first novel...

Urbancode Magazine: Local Artists Travel from Anacostia to Belfast
While Irish Culture has taken thousands of years to develop, on March 9, 2008, five young artists and writers living and involved in the Anacostia community will experience that culture first hand with a journey to Belfast, NI.

Radical 17th century publications about divorce, civil liberties and republicanism might seem strange reading material for Exeter Cathedral's former bishops - but they are proving essential for an Exeter academic...
Exeter University English lecturer Nick McDowell has been awarded the prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize which will allow him to edit one of the 12 volumes of the Oxford Complete Works of John Milton... Dr McDowell grew up in Belfast during the Troubles

Who put the M in Belfast? [ A crunchily political conversation ]
I've just returned from the Belfast Meets Wales conference, run by Academi in Belfast...

Dedalus Press - poetry matters: Pat Boran reads at Lunchbox series in Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen's University, Belfast
Poet and publisher of the Dedalus Press, Pat Boran, reads from his own poetry and discusses his work at Dedalus as part of a series of readings / talks by Irish poetry publishers... Friday March 7th, commencing at 1.00 pm.

Sunday Times: Blog roll « Kathy Foley
To the extent that blogging crosses the public consciousness at all in Ireland, it’s seen largely as an onanistic niche activity for self-regarding geeks, oddballs and social pariahs....

The Oscholars
the website of a group of journals and webpages devoted to exploring the literature and arts of the fin-de-si├Ęcle.

Portrush filmmakers nominated in New York festival
The film, titled "Photograph", is in the running for Best International Short Film after being officially selected to be screened at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival...

Conor McGrady
Born in Castlewellan, Northern Ireland, New York-based artist Conor McGrady has drawn from his personal experience with political oppression...

'The precious lifeblood of a master spirit'
It is fair to say that John Milton was not a lover of Ireland in general or Belfast in particular. He called the Ulster capital "a barbarous nook"...

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