Famished: The performance and Book

by Cherry Smyth

Famished is a poetic sequence by Cherry Smyth that explores the Irish Famine and how imperialism helped cause the largest refugee crisis of the 19th century. 

Smyth collaborates with composer Ed Bennett and vocalist Lauren Kinsella to draw on the power of collective lament, using music and expanded singing.  Famished was published by Pindrop Press in May 2019.

After a sold out performance at the Irish Literary Festival in Dublin, Famished continues to more venues in Ireland

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