Jane Yeh

Saturday 17 February @ 10PM. Cork Arts Theatre.

 

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Jane Yeh was born in America and educated at Harvard University.  She holds masters degrees from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and Manchester Metropolitan University.  Her first collection of poems, Marabou (2005), was shortlisted for the Whitbread, Forward, and Aldeburgh poetry prizes.  Her latest collection, The Ninjas, was published in 2012.  She was a judge for the 2013 National Poetry Competition and was named a Next Generation poet by the Poetry Book Society in 2014. Her poems have appeared in The Guardian, Granta, The New York Review of Books, The New Republic, The Nation, Poetry Review, and other journals, as well as in anthologies including The Best British Poetry 2012 and The Forward Book of Poetry 2013 and 2006.  Currently Lecturer in Creative Writing at the Open University, she also writes on books, theatre, fashion, and sport for such publications as the Times Literary Supplement, Time Out and The Village Voice.  She lives in London.

 

 

Links

Jane Yeh's website

Poems on Poetry International

Poem on Granta

 

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Cork International Poetry Festival

13 - 17 February 2018

Cork International Poetry Festival

 

 

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