by Hazel Hogan

This video was produced as part of Dublin: A Year in Words poetry project which was curated by Linda Devlin and Stephen James Smith, on behalf of Dublin UNESCO City of Literature. Filmed by Design for Life in Oxfam Books. This project was supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.  See

Hazel Hogan is a 22 year old poet from Dublin. She has performed at events such as Electric Picnic, the Lingo WordWorks, NYF Dublin, Body and Soul and The Monday Echo. She is the co-founder of the poetry, music and variety night, Words in the Warehouse that happens in the Grangegorman squat. She writes about life in Dublin, social justice issues and anything else that takes her fancy. She is passionate about poetry and Animal Rights. Hazel led Poetry as Commemoration workshops responding to art in the National Gallery of Ireland and Irish Museum of Modern Art in collaboration with the Ukrainian Creative Hub at MoLI.