An evening of Irish poetry hosted by Professor Clair Wills, Irish literature and culture expert, featuring new work as well as many classic and well loved poems. Poetry will be read by Sinéad Morrissey (newly announced 2016 recipient of E.M. Forster Award), Irish American poet Fanny Howe, world renowned Sean-Nós singer Iarla Ó Lionáird, Nick Laird and Ciaran Berry, along with Alvy Carragher*, the chosen participant of Poetry Ireland’s 2016 program, “Introductions – Introducing Poets to the Craft of Poetry, to the Public.” Join us on a journey through one hundred years of Irish poems in ninety minutes!
*Alvy Carragher, by kind arrangement of Poetry Ireland
Book free tickets: www.nypl.org/lpa/events & at the welcome desk
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!
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