Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Poetry Readings National Gallery :

Poetry Ireland in association with the National Gallery of Ireland presents a reading by Rita Ann Higgins in the National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square West, Dublin 2 at 1.00pm on this Wednesday 1 July.

Rita Ann Higgins is from Galway. She has published five collections with Salmon Poetry, including the most recent, Throw in the Vowels. Her plays, Face Licker Come Home, and God-of-the-Hatch-Man, were produced by Punchbag Theatre Company. She has won several awards and her work has been selected for Yale University's Literature Curriculum. She is a member of Aosdána, and lives in Galway.

This is the first in a series of lunchtime Wednesday poetry readings in the Gallery during July.

The others are:
8 July: Philip McDonagh
15 July: Paul Durcan
22 July: Ulick O'Connor
29 July: Enda Wyley

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