8 June, 2020
The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2020 Poetry Prize, supported by the Atlantic Philanthropies.
28 April, 2020
We were all, at the Seamus Heaney Centre, deeply saddened to learn of the death yesterday of Eavan Boland. Such a terrible loss of a poet, a person, who had so great an impact on our writing community, on colleagues, friends and students.
27 March, 2020
Earlier this month, The American Academy of Arts and Letters announced their prestigious awards in literature. The prizes, totalling $350,000, honour both established and emerging writers of fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry.
28 February, 2020
Professor Jenny Browne, from Trinity University, Texas and Professor Greg Winston, Husson University, Maine have taken up post in the Seamus Heaney Centre for the semester.
29 October, 2019
The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast hosted a showcase event on Monday 28 October at the Lotte New York Palace to celebrate fifteen years of the Centre and to introduce new writers and initiatives.
29 October, 2019
The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has announced the appointment of Anna Burns, Vahni Capildeo, and Jed Mercurio as the Seamus Heaney Centre Fellows for 2019 – 20.
2 July, 2019
The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast is delighted to announce the winner of the First Collection Poetry Prize 2019
15 February, 2019
Award-winning Scottish poet Kathleen Jamie has been appointed as the second Seamus Heaney International Visiting Poetry Fellow at Queen’s University Belfast.
Award-winning American poet, Mark Doty, has taken up his post as the first International Visiting Poetry Fellow at the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast.
The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s has great pleasure in announcing the appointment of Jo Baker, Doireann Ní Ghríofa, and Peter Wilson (who performs as Duke Special) as its first Seamus Heaney Centre Fellows.