NEXT GENERATION POETS:
Alan Gillis and Tara Bergin
Thursday, 26 February at 8pm in the
Crescent Arts Centre
Alan Gillis’s fourth collection, Scapegoat, was published by Gallery Press in 2014. Hawks and Doves (2007) was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize.
Tara Bergin’s first collection, This is Yarrow (Carcanet, 2013) was winner of the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry Prize for First Full Collection, and the 2014 Shine/Strong Poetry Award.
Next Generation poets will be supported by Leontia Flynn (previously a Next Generation Poet) and up and coming poet Stephen Sexton.
Presented in Association with the Poetry Book Society
FREE EVENT, NO TICKETS REQUIRED
IRISH REVIEW LAUNCH 50TH ISSUE
A Seamus Heaney Special Double Issue
Thursday 12 February, at 8pm in the McMordie Hall, Music Building,
Queen’s University Belfast
Together with Cork University Press, the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry celebrates the publication of the 50th issue of The Irish Review. This special double issue features poetry, reflections and essays in honour of Seamus Heaney, with a number of contributions drawn from the four-day Seamus Heaney: A Conference and Commemoration organised by the Heaney Centre in April 2014. Professor Edna Longley, one of the founders and former editors of The Irish Review will reflect on the issue and its significance in the history of the journal since it first began in 1986.
Presented in Association with Cork University Press.