Delighted to be one of the Guest Poets along with Sarah Byrne at Ó Bhéal – 26/06/2017
CORK’S WEEKLY POETRY EVENT
Linda Ibbotson is a poet, artist and photographer from the UK, currently residing in Co. Cork. Her poetry has been published internationally including in Levure Litteraire, Enchanting Verses Literary Review, Irish Examiner, California Quarterly, Live Encounters, Eastern World (with her artwork) and Fifty Ways to Fly, also read on radio and performed in France by Irish musician and actor Davog Rynne. Linda’s painting Cascade featured as the cover of a cd and a selection of her paintings and photographs are published in Fekt. Linda was invited to read at the Abroad Writers Conference in Lismore Castle and in Butlers Townhouse, Dublin. She writes the blog Contemplating the Muse.
Sarah Byrne was born in Cork. She studied criminology and currently works in the field of restorative justice. She writes poems and her work has appeared in Poetry Ireland Review, Prelude & other journals. She was the recipient of an Arts Council bursary for her writing in 2016. She is the editor of The Well Review and is edging slowly towards a first collection of poetry (?, 2025).