Paul Muldoon was born in Portadown in 1951. Since 1987 he
has lived in the
‘Horse Latitudes, for all its “play”,
is also a deeply political book. It is also, one seems, an angry book, whose
forms are bound up with its sense of personal trauma and historical crisis … Horse Latitudes is, as we would expect,
a brilliant performance; it also offers an unusually direct insight into some
of the passions with which this supposedly detached and manipulative poet
The following recordings were made at the Louis MacNeice
Centenary Celebration and Conference at Queen's University,
The Taxis by Louis MacNeice
At least they weren't speaking French
© All recordings copyright Paul Muldoon and the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry.
Paul read with Paul Farley, Sinead Morrissey and Don Paterson.