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Gregory Orr


Gregory Orr at the Cork Spring  Poetry Festival



Reading Saturday, 18 February @ 8.30pm with Billy Ramsell.
Metropole Hotel, Cork. Tickets €6 (€5 concs.)


In 1947, Gregory Orr was born in Albany, New York. He is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including How Beautiful the Beloved (Copper Canyon Press, 2009); Concerning the Book that is the Body of the Beloved (2005); The Caged Owl: New and Selected Poems (2002) He is also the author of a memoir, The Blessing (Council Oak Books, 2002), which was chosen by Publisher’s Weekly as one of the fifty best non-fiction books the year, and three books of essays, including Poetry As Survival (2002) and Stanley Kunitz: An Introduction to the Poetry (1985).

Author Links


Gregory Orr at the Poetry Foundation

Orr on 'The Making of Poems' (audio) at National Public Radio

Publications by Orr at Amazon.co.uk



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