Takin the Mic with Guest MC Declan Burke
Takin the Mic with Guest MC Declan Burke

Takin the Mic with Guest MC Declan Burke

Date: Friday 26 January 2018 

Time: 7–9pm 

Suggested donation: €5

Sign Up: Eventbrite

Welcoming poets, prose writers, songwriters and musicians, comedians and anyone else who wants to have a go at our monthly open mic night. Guest MC on the night is Declan Burke.

Declan Burke is one of the current UNESCO Dublin of Literature Writers in Residence. He is the author of Eightball Boogie (2003), The Big O (2007), Absolute Zero Cool (2011), Slaughter’s Hound (2012), Crime Always Pays (2014) and The Lost and the Blind (2014). Absolute Zero Cool was shortlisted in the crime fiction section for the Irish Book Awards, and received the Goldsboro Award for Best Humorous Crime Novel in 2012. Slaughter’s Hound was shortlisted in the Crime Fiction category for the 2012 Irish Book Awards. Declan is also the editor of Down These Green Streets: Irish Crime Writing in the 21st Century(2011) and Trouble is Our Business (2016), and the co-editor, with John Connolly, of Books to Die For (2013). He blogs at Crime Always Pays.

 A few things to note: 

- Five mins per performer
- BYOB 
- Slots are on a first come, first served basis
- Performers should sign up in advance via Eventbrite (free!)