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Irish Arts Center PoetryFest – Rita Ann Higgins and Robert Pinsky

November 8, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


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.

Rita Ann Higgins, author of nine collections of poetry, a winner of the Peadar O’Donnell Award and a member of Aosdana. She was born and lives in Galway.

Robert Pinsky, Pulitzer Prize nominee essayist, literary critic, translator, author of eight collections of poetry and former Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. He was awarded the PEN/Voelker Prize for Poetry in 2004.

Opening the reading is Tara Bergin, Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry Prize-winner for First Collection 2014

For further information and to reserve tickets visit: http://www.irishartscenter.org/literature/poetryfest_2014.html


November 8, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Irish Arts Center
553 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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