Stephen James Smith - Live in the Cellar Bar

Stephen James Smith - Live in the Cellar Bar

Stephen James Smith is a Dublin poet and playwright central to the rise of the Irish spoken word scene and he will be joined by his good friend and incredible musician Enda Reilly.

Stephen James Smith is a Dublin poet and playwright central to the rise of the Irish spoken word scene and he will be joined by his good friend and incredible musician Enda Reilly.

His poetry videos have amassed over 1 million views online, including ‘My Ireland’, a short poetry film commissioned by St. Patrick’s Festival. Stephen has performed extensively at top venues and events such as Electric Picnic, Other Voices, the National Concert Hall, the Abbey Theatre (Noble Call), Vicar Street (alongside Oscar winner Glen Hansard), the London Palladium, the Oscar Wilde Awards (LA), Glastonbury Festival and George Town Literary Festival (ML).

His debut collection, Fear Not, is published by Arlen House and was launched in Spring 2018.

www.stephenjamessmith.com

“Passionate, witty, just plain great; this man’s voice hops right off the page.” – Roddy Doyle

“New Irish Poetry Urgently Needed… Stephen James Smith answers the call!” – Christy Moore

“Steve’s poems thrill me, don’t stop Steve. Steve don’t stop!” – Pat Ingoldsby

“Here are poems fuelled by the raw urgency of language leaping to meet the world.” – Paula Meehan

“Stephen James Smith ignores trends or fashions and writes his own poems about his world in his own original and inimitable way.” – Sarah Clancy

“In the midst of the toughness of his work, he also knows where to find the tender spot.” – Gerard Smyth

“His poems are crafted with care, with great skill, and most importantly, with love.” – Donal Ryan

 

 

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