The event was a great success. Our headliner poet was Siobhan Mac Mahon. See the video below to see Siobhan’s highly engaging and entertaining reading.


Siobhan Mac Mahon

Siobhan Mac Mahon (MA Creative Writing) is an award-winning poet who has been writing and performing her poetry for over twenty years.

Siobhan has collaborated extensively with other artists to create Spoken Word projects, combining poetry with music, dance and with film and has been awarded Arts Council funding twice for her collaborative projects.Much of her work celebrates the Sacred Feminine and our deep connection to the Earth.

Winner of WOMAD Open mic and the Ilkely Lit. Open mic, she has performed widely in the UK and in Ireland, some highlights include: the Southbank Centre, London, Stanza Poetry Festival, Wicklow Arts Festival – Ireland, The Brigid of Faughart Festival, Mountshannon Arts Festival, University of Vienna – Austria, Artemis International Festival – Spain, 100 Thousand Poets for Change, Italy, as well as numerous venues in Yorkshire. Shortlisted for the Hennessey New Irish Writing Poetry award 2018, She has been published both online and in print, most recently in a Bloodaxe/ Raving Beauties Anthology – Hallelujah for 50 Foot Women, the Irish Times and in Skylight 47.

Siobhan Mac Mahon has kindly allowed us to include two of her poems here:
Opening Prayer and Listen

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3 Responses to SOUNDBITES ON ZOOM (June 8th)

  1. Terry Wassall says:

    Thanks for a great evening to the Soundbites team. Siobhan Mac Mahon who opened the session was wonderful!

  2. Eileen M Palmer says:

    Thank you putting this together as well, Terry. Just watching and listening to the video of Siobhan. Like you say, a really wonderful session. Love her poetry.

  3. One of the best performers of poetry I’ve ever heard. She reads with such passion.

    Great stuff!

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