In association with Glucksman Ireland House – NYU and Poetry Ireland
Our sixth annual PoetryFest celebrates Ireland and America’s great literary connection by showcasing an unparalleled array of much-published and award-winning poets. The only New York festival of its kind, PoetryFest immerses participants in an intimate and creative atmosphere filled with readings, storytelling, book signings, conversations, and more.
Miriam Gamble, winner of the Eric Gregory award and a 2011 Somerset Maugham Award, author of two collections of poetry and a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. She grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Adam Fitzgerald, whose poetry has appeared in Boston Review, Fortnight Journal, Los Angeles Review of Books, Post Road, Rain Taxi, and The Brooklyn Rail. The author of the debut collection The Late Parade (2013), he was born in New York City.
For further information and to reserve tickets visit: http://www.irishartscenter.org/literature/poetryfest_2014.html
We are a group of writers who love Irish and Celtic arts. Some of us are performers; musicians; actors; some of us are authors; some of us journalists. Check this out for a list of our writers!
We would love to hear from you! Thoughts, suggestions, anything at all! Drop us a line.