The Burning Bush 2 First Reading

The Burning Bush 2 presents Patrick Chapman, Christodoulos Makris and Kevin Graham at the Irish Writers Centre, on Thursday 27th September.
Admission is free and doors open at 7:30pm.

Our featured poets will be preceded by an open mic: the first six people to sign up on the night get a slot.

Patrick, Christodoulos and Kevin have all featured in The Burning Bush 2 magazine. Check out issues our first three issues on this site.

Patrick Chapman is an Irish poet, writer and screenwriter, born in 1968. His poetry collections include Jazztown, (Raven Arts Press, 1991), The New Pornography (Salmon Poetry, 1996), Breaking Hearts And Traffic Lights (Salmon Poetry, 2007), A Shopping Mall on Mars, (BlazeVOX, 2008) & The Darwin Vampires, (Salmon Poetry, 2010). His story collection, The Wow Signal (Bluechrome) was published in 2007. His new and selected poems will be published by Salmon later this year. You can find him at

Christodoulos Makris
is the author of the collection Spitting Out the Mother Tongue (Wurm Press, 2011), the chapbook Round the Clock (Wurm Press, 2009) and the chapbook / artist’s book, Muses Walk(yes, but is it poetry, 2012). He lives in Dublin.

Kevin Graham
lives and works in Dublin. His poetry has appeared in Poetry Ireland Review, Crannóg, The Shop, Southword, The Moth and others. He was chosen to participate in this year’s Poetry Ireland Introduction Series.