International Literature Festival Dublin 2022 The Stinging Fly Launch & Summer Party

Thursday, 26th May @8:30 pm

Reading with Emily Cooper, Jonathan C Creasy, Gustav Parker Hibbett, Dean Brown, Emer O’Hanlon, Nicole Flaherty & Wendy Erskin at the launch of the Summer 2022 All Poetry Issue of the Stinging Fly Magazine

Strokestown International Poetry Festival 2022 Saturday, April 29th 2022 @3:30 pm

Sonya is reading with poets from Washing Windows Too: Irish Women Write Poetry edited by Alan Hayes and Nuala O’Connor (Arlen House)

The Night Heron Barks Reads at SMOLFAIR 2022

(The USA Small & independent presses & book fair)

Saturday, March 19th 2022 @ 8pm EST

Sonya is reading with poets Dorianne Laux, Jose Hernandez and Angela Maria Spring, hosted by Founding Editor, Rogan Kelly of The Night Heron Barks.

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 14 – Season 4

This episode aired on Saturday 26th February 2022. The guests are Jeffrey Yamaguchi, Sonya Gildea, Pat Boran, Champion Things, Susan J Farese, Kari Flickinger, produced and hosted by poet, Damien B. Donnelly

Poetry Ireland Introductions Readings

Smock Alley Theatre, 2021

A showcase of poetry readings over two nights at Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin featuring poets, Simon Costello, Siobhán Ní Dhomhnaill Jamie Field, Sonya Gildea, William Keohane, Eoin McEvoy, Laura McKenna, Molly Twomey, Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan & Sacha White

International Literature Festival Dublin 2021 Hold Open the Door: Ireland’s Poetic Voices.

Sonya was a reader and panellist at the 2021 International Literature Festival Dublin with fellow writers, Nidhi Zak/Arie Eipe, Julie Morrissy, Summer Meline and Chandrika Narayan-Mohan for the Ireland Chair of Poetry anthology Hold Open the Door

Beyond Borders

Iron Mountain Literature Festival

Sonya was winning reader at Beyond Borders, the Iron Mountain Literature Festival (2021), for the John McGahern Literature Award

Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Town Hall Theatre, Galway

Sonya was winning reader of ‘The Switching Yard’ for the Cúirt International New Writer’s Award (2015), hosted by Susan Millar duMars and Over The Edge Showcase