News

November 2017

The Blue Donkey Tour

Alice will be reading with poet Seán Lysaght as a part of his Blue Donkey Tour on November 2nd in the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo



October 2017

Wild Atlantic Words Festival

Alice will be teaching a poetry workshop as a part of Wild Atlantic Words Festival in the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.



September 2017

Alice was interviewed by Trevor Conway in Poems in Profile.

Alice is delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of Flower Press.



August 2017

Alice had four new poems published in Live Encounters, and a poem published in Lagan Online.



July 2017

What's the Story?

Cruthú Arts Festival

Alice’s second play ‘And now we…’ was staged as a part of Cruthú Arts Festival in Longford.




May 2017

What's the Story?

Alice Kinsella is one of two writers in residence at SICCDA (South Inner City Community Development Association) working on What’s the Story.

What’s the Story is a series of free creative writing workshops exploring life in the Liberties, culminating in a live show at the Tivoli Theatre during the Liberties Festival 2017.

Workshops are aimed at those with an interest in spoken word, rap, poetry, drama, or anyone with a story to tell.

They will be led by SICCDA writers in residence Colm Keegan, and Alice Kinsella.



The Passing The Passing The Passing 'The Passing' will be running in Smock Alley Theatre from May 15th – 20th


April 2017

Alice's poem 'Jellyfish' was published in Issue 12 of The Incubator.



March 2017

Alice's video poem 'When' was released on International Women's Day 2017, when it was published in The Irish Times, along with the text of the poem. The video can also be viewed online on Youtube, on Vimeo, and on Facebook.



Alice's poem 'Cooking Chicken' was published in Issue 4 of Banshee.


Alice's poem 'Tears' was published in Boyne Berries 21.


February 2017

Alice's poem 'Colours in Spain' was published in The Pickled Body- Issue 3.2 Egg.



January 2017

The Little Shadow Theatre Company

'The Passing' will be staged as a part of The Little Shadow Theatre Company's New Irish Playbook.

Early bird tickets are available until March 1st from the Smock Alley Threatre.


The Stony Thursday Book The Stony Thursday Book Alice's poem 'The Ends of It' appears in The Stony Thursday Book (no. 15, Winter 2016) published by Limerick Arts Office and Limerick City and County Council.

For more information on The Stony Thursday Book or to purchase copies, click here.


Alice's poem 'Starlight' is published in Flare, the quarterly publication of The Sunflower Sessions.


December 2016

Alice was a featured reader for TCD Choicebox event. Read more...



November 2016

View Festival Temple Bar- Politics Art & Ideas On the 17th November, Alice gave a talk during View Festival Temple Bar- Politics Art & Ideas, entitled:

‘Spreading the word: the political power of poetry.’

Read more...


Open Canvas: a night in aid of Art Refuge UK On the 29th November, Alice read at the Common Grounds Collective's event, Open Canvas, which is in aid of Art Refuge. Read more...



October 2016

Alice’s poem was commended at the Jonathan Swift Poetry Awards 2016


September 2016

Annual Bangor Poetry Competition The work of poets shortlisted for the Annual Bangor Poetry Competition was exhibited at The Blackberry Path Art Studio. Pictured are the shortlisted poets on opening night, as featured in the County Down Spectator, 8th September 2016.


Just Words 3

Alice was a featured performer at Just Words on Culture Night 2016.


Alice was shortlisted for Over the Edge New Writer of the Year 2016.


Alice’s poem ‘Peaches on Beaches’ was shortlisted for the Hungry Hill Wild Atlantic Words Poetry Competition.


August 2016

Culture and Arts Festival 2016 Poetry Day Alice was the poetry coordinator for The Icon Walk in association with Temple Bar Company and Love the Lanes Initiative Culture and Art Festival 2016.


Culture and Arts Festival 2016 Poetry Day ‘The Passing’ was performed as live street theatre as a part of the Culture and Arts Festival Film and Drama Event.


Culture and Arts Festival 2016 Poetry Day Actors Shane Laird and Laura White performing live on 27th August at Culture and Arts Festival.