Dusk Poet: Eileen Carney Hulme

Eileen Carney Hulme lives in the North East of Scotland. She has three collections, the latest, The Stone Messenger, was published by Indigo Dreams Publishing in 2015.

She has poems in many magazines including, Reach Poetry, The Dawntreader, Sarasvati, Acumen, The Interpreter’s House, Envoi, Northwords Now, Ink, Sweat and Tears, Poetry Space and more. She has won several prizes and been placed or commended in a number of competitions, locally, nationally and internationally. She has been involved in collaborations with a local textile artist, Margaret Meldrum, and their poetry and artwork was exhibited during The Nairn Book and Arts Festival. Award winning musician, Mark Keane director of Tribal Chamber Choir, Galway, set to music Eileen’s poem Belonging which was performed by the choir at The Cork International Choral Festival.

Eileen was the first Poet in Residence at The Nicholson Gallery in her local town of Forres and she has two poems transcribed on to wall space there as a permanent feature.

Eileen’s poem for Dusk, Blue Hour, will be performed at Ellon and Inverness on 21st December; as it is already published it won’t be included in the anthology.

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