Raine Geoghegan, MA – Poetry, Readings and her Forthcoming Book

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What a year I’ve had, following the publication of my debut collection of poems, prose and monologues, ‘Apple Water: Povel Panni’, published by Hedgehog Poetry Press. It seems that the Romany way of life has captured many people’s attention and I have had such wonderful feedback and warmth from them. In July 2018 I read at the Ledbury Poetry Festival, …

Tears of Blood: The Roma Holocaust in Poetry

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Venue: Byre Theatre (Studio) Abbey Street, St Andrews, Scotland, KY16 9LA, UK Date: Monday, 1st April 2019 The Roma poet, Papusza’s, Romani-language narrative poem Tears of Blood is the earliest known witness account of the Kali Trash (‘Black Fear’), Samudaripen (‘Mass Killing’), Porajmos (‘Devouring’), Pharrajimos (‘Destruction’), or the Roma Holocaust, perpetrated by Nazi Germany during World War II. Now at …