About the authors:
13 February at 10pm at the Cork Arts Theatre.
John Ennis born Westmeath. He has
published over a dozen collections and
won numerous prizes including the
Listowel Poetry Prize eleven times, the
Patrick Kavanagh Award (1975) and
the Irish American Cultural Institute
Award (1996). He has been editor of
Poetry Ireland Review and served on the
board of Poetry Ireland for eleven years.
From 2003 to 2007, he co-edited three
anthologies of Canadian – Irish Poetry.
In 2008, Memorial University awarded
him an Honorary Doctorate in Laws
“He leaves many other poets
looking watery and confined
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