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Gregory O'Brien


Gregory O'Brien at the Cork Spring  Poetry Festival



Reading Friday, 17 February @ 7.30pm with Taja Kramberger and Kerry Hardie.
Metropole Hotel, Cork. Tickets €6 (€5 concs.)


Born 1961, Gregory O’Brien is a Wellington-based poet, artist, essayist, curator and art writer, who has published numerous books in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Carcanet has published two of his titles: Days Beside Water and News of the Swimmer Reaches Shore. A new book of poems, Beauties of the Octagonal Pool, is forthcoming. In recent years O’Brien has produced poetry in collaboration with composers, photographers, painters and the fashion designer Doris De Pont.

Author Links


O'Brien at the New Zealand Book Council (articles & clips)

Gregory O'Brien poem at Scottish Poetry Library

Publications by O'Brien at Amazon.co.uk



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