Poetry Performance & Readings
Live Poetry Readings
Over the years, I've performed and read my poetry on stages both big and small. There's nothing quite as magical as rooms where poems are spoken, and people gather to listen.
I'm always open to performing my work. Please get in touch if you're interested in having me at your event. Below you can see some videos of my work and some information about where I've read previously.
"Socrates likes to talk philosophy at the taverna" read by Irish Diaspora poet Alvy Carragher.
"Ruptures" read by Irish Diaspora poet Alvy Carragher.
"The snow spirit" read by Irish Diaspora poet Alvy Carragher.
"Reduction" read by Irish Diaspora poet Alvy Carragher.
Alvy - Never said Goodbye
Numb by Alvy Carragher
Unsolicited Advice from a Failed Male Poet by Alvy Carragher
"Nobody speaks her language outside of dreams" read by Irish Diaspora poet Alvy Carragher.
Live performance experience
As a performance poet, I've won numerous slams and was featured at events like Electric Picnic, Edinburgh Fringe Fest, RTE’s Arena and Cúirt International Literary Festival. I also represented Poetry Ireland, as the delegate for the Poetry Ireland Introduction Series in 2016, at a reading in the Lincoln Center, NYC.
I've contributed to both online and in-person events, presenting poetry to live audiences in three continents to date. I've also sat on panels for live events such as poetry slams. On occasion I've curated, organized and presented poetry evenings and events.
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