Poetry Day Ireland took place as a digital/virtual festival on Thursday 30 April 2020 and Cavan Library service was delighted to get involved in bringing poetry home. The theme was ‘There will be Time’ so Writer Heather Brett lead us in a series of ‘Time To Listen’ daily poetry readings online from Monday 27th April right up to the 30th April culminating in a celebratory extended '12 Poems at 12.00pm' reading on Poetry Day Ireland.
Heather Brett - Poet & Writer
Heather Brett has lived in Cavan for over 30 years. A writer and artist, Heather Brett has been a facilitator of many arts and literature projects and cross border initiatives. She has edited over 40 anthologies of poetry and artwork including Window Publications which is now in its 28th year. She has been Writer-in-Residence for Cavan, Louth and the Midlands Collaborative of Longford, Westmeath, Offaly and Laois and was awarded the Kavanagh Fellowship in 2018 and has twice received a Professional Development Award from Cavan County Council.