On March 29th, surrounded by all sorts of beautiful art (in an absolutely funky space - an optician's shop on Kildare Street), I launched Keeping Bees. Published by Doire Press, the collection was introduced by Patrick Chapman - he called it many things; among them, muscular (and I liked that very much). It was for me, one of the nights of my life. There was wine, and there were books - and people came and took their fill of both. I had friends travel from Canada and Switzerland - and with the music of the lovely Ria Czerniak (she's responsible for my cover), we had a very nice time indeed. All of the photos of the night are care of Aidan Murphy. All of the smiles - the wine. Launching books is a good buzz.
To buy a copy of Keeping Bees, head on over to Doire Press.
Keeping Bees...a book full of poems about bodies, where bodies sound like beehives.
Dimitra Xidous's debut collection 'Keeping Bees" is available now from Doire Press.