Mary Ann McCracken- A Life Through Poetry (Zoom Event)
The audience will hear recitals of original works and have the opportunity to contribute to discussions between poems. This is set to be a fascinating event offering not only an insight in to the past, but also the issues that we face in society today. All this through a medium much beloved by Mary Ann McCracken herself!
The event will be hosted online, via Zoom, with all proceeds from ticket sales will support the North Belfast Post-Primary School Bursary Scheme, set up by the Foundation. Please click here for more information on the scheme.
Zoom codes will be sent out prior to the event.
Ruth is a poet, editor and educator. Her poetry collections include There is a House (1999), The Airing Cupboard (2008), and Feather and Bone (2018). A founder member of, The Word of Mouth women’s poetry collective, she is co-organiser of the occasional reading series Of Mouth at the Linen Hall Library.
Raquel is a poet, storyteller, singer/ songwriter, educator and a first-generation Jamaican migrant now resident locally. She was part of a creative collaboration with Terra Nova’s Intercultural piece, IN JUSTICE (2021), a creative conversation using poetry and movement. She applies Jamaican-style Dub Poetry to address personal and political issues.