Saturday, March 26, 2011

dlr Poetry Now

A full day in Dun Laoghaire today at the Poetry Now Festival.

10.30: Writing workshop with Don Paterson.

1.00pm: The announcement of the winner of the seventh annual Irish Times Poetry Now Award.
This is a heavyweight Gallery Press v Faber and Faber contest. The shortlist:
Sarah Burkley - The View From Here (Gallery Books)
Ciaran Carson - Until Before After (Gallery Books)
Dermot Healy - A Fool's Errand (Gallery Books)
Seamus Heaney - Human Chain (Faber and Faber)
Paul Muldoon - Maggot (Faber and Faber)

6.30 pm Readings by Dave Lordan, Fiona Sampson & Jaan Kaplinski.
8.30 pm Readings by Gerald Stern & Sinéad Morrissey.

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