Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Dun Laoghaire Poetry Now 2010

The programme for the Dun Laoghaire Poetry Now Festival 2010, 25 to 28 March, has been published and is available on the website. As usual a great selection of poets from Ireland, the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

Highlights should include the keynote address by Paul Muldoon, his own reading later in the week, readings by Irish poets Derek Mahon, Vona Groarke, T.S. Eliot prizewinner Philip Gross, Albanian poet Luljeta Lleshanaku and Homero Aridjis from Mexic0.

There's also writing workshops, the dlr Libraries Recite Now Poetry Competition Final, a special event to celebrate 40 Years of The Gallery Press and announcements of the winner of the Irish Times Poetry Now Award 2010 and the winner of the The Strong Reading and Award for Best
First Poetry Collection.

Usually one of the highlights of the Irish poetry year, all the details are on the website.

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