Ian Loughran has poems published regularly in the ODT, as well as in ‘Down in Eden’ and the anthology Fire and Ice (Solrwyrm Press). As a performance poet he has read in NZ, UK, USA and Australia. Ian is also a playwright, comedy writer and stand-up comic. Two of his two short plays have been produced and performed in Dunedin: the award-nominated Last Postcard from Cuba and Head Full of Toys. He has recently been accepted onto the Fortune Theatre's 4 x 4 emerging playwright programme for 2017. Ian produces and hosts two radio shows: the specialist poetry show ‘All Good Poems Wear Travelling Shoes’ (OARFM 105.4) and a music show ‘Sidewalking’ (R1 91FM). He regularly organises poetry events in Dunedin that combine poetry with other art forms such as theatre, dance and music.
Ian Loughran at DWRF 2017
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