Readings & Events
14-18 February 2017

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For more information on each of the authors, please visit the sidebar to the right of this page

*All pre-booked tickets will be available to collect at the Cork Arts Theatre from the afternoon of Tuesday 14 February*

Please note that tickets are no longer available to pre-book online but can be bought on the door at at the Cork Arts Theatre's ticket office

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Tuesday


Anthology Editors Speak
14 February @ 3pm
Cork City Library (Grand Parade)
Admission: FREE


Love, Lust, Loss, and Jealousy: An Evening of Poetry and
Song
14 February @ 6.30pm
Admission: FREE (but ticketed)

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Wednesday


Readings by Daragh Breen & Máighréad Medbh


1

15 February @2.30pm
Cork City Library (Grand Parade)
Admission: FREE

 

 



The
Enchanting Verses Presentation
15 February @4pm
Cork City Library (Grand Parade)
Admission: FREE




Readings by Katie Donovan & Bernard O'Donoghue

215 February @7pm
Cork Arts Theatre
Admission: €6

 

 




Readings by Steven Heighton & Brian Turner

1

15 February @8.30pm
Cork Arts Theatre
Admission: €6


 




Readings by Thomas McCarthy & Theo Dorgan

1

15 February @10pm
Cork Arts Theatre
Admission: €6

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Thursday



Readings by Sonnet Mondal & Kerrie O'Brien

1

16 February @2.30pm
Cork City Library (Grand Parade)
Admission: FREE

 

 

 





Readings by Eleanor Hooker & Eileen Sheehan

1
16 February @4pm
Cork City Library (Grand Parade)
Admission: FREE

 

 

 




The Well Review
Launch

116 February @5pm
Cork City Library (Grand Parade)
Admission: FREE





Readings by Nikola Madzirov & Paddy Bushe

1

16 February @7pm
Cork Arts Theatre
Admission: €6

 




Reading by Maram al-Masri

1

16 February @8.30pm
Cork Arts Theatre
Admission: €6

 




Readings by Håkan Sandell & Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill

16 February @10pm
Cork Arts Theatre
Admission: €6

 

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Friday


Fool for Poetry chapbook launches
with John Mee & Maya Catherine Popa

17 February @2.30pm
Cork City Library (Grand Parade)
Admission: FREE

 

 




Reading by Gregory O'Donoghue Poetry Prize Winne
r Mark Wagenaar

17 February @4pm
Cork City Library (Grand Parade)
Admission: FREE

 

 

 

Reading by Lo Kwa Mei-en

17 February @4.30pm
Cork City Library (Grand Parade)
Admission: FREE

 

 



Readings by Ulrikka S. Gernes & Karen Solie

17 February @7pm
Cork Arts Theatre
Admission: €6

 

 




Readings by Carolyn Forché & Yusef Komunyakaa

17 February @8.30pm
Cork Arts Theatre
Admission: €6

 

 



Readings by Mark Doty, Michael Symmons Roberts,
& Jo Shapcott

17 February @10pm
Cork Arts Theatre
Admission: €6

 

 

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Saturday


New Poets from the North of Ireland

18 February @2.30pm
Cork Arts Theatre
Admission: €6


Readings by Martina Evans & Hannah Lowe

martina and hannah18 February @4pm
Cork Arts Theatre
Admission: €6


 

 

 

Readings by Natalie Diaz & Brenda Shaughnessy

18 February @7pm
Cork Arts Theatre
Admission: €6

 

 





Readings by Matthew Dickman & Conor O'Callaghan

18 February @8.30pm
Cork Arts Theatre
Admission: €6

 



John Montague
1929-2016

18 February @10pm
Cork Arts Theatre
Admission: €6

 

 

 

 


Bool image by Mike Hannon

Image © Mike Hannon

 

 

 

Cork International Poetry Festival
14 - 18 February 2017

Cork Spring Poetry Festival

Our 2017 writers


Daragh Breen
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Paddy Bushe
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Natalie Diaz
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Matthew Dickman
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Katie Donovan
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Theo Dorgan

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Mark Doty
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Martina Evans
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Carolyn Forché
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Ulrikka S. Gernes
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Gregory O'Donoghue Prize Winner
Mark Wagenaar
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Steven Heighton
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Eleanor Hooker
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Yusef Komunyakaa
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Hannah Lowe
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Nikola Madzirov
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Maram al-Masri
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Thomas McCarthy
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Máighréad Medbh
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John Mee
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Lo Kwa Mei-en
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Sonnet Mondal
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John Montague 1929-2016
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New Poets from the North of Ireland
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Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill
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Kerrie O'Brien
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Conor O'Callaghan
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Bernard O'Donoghue
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Maya Catherine Popa
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Michael Symmons Roberts
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Håkan Sandell
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Jo Shapcott
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Brenda Shaughnessy

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Eileen Sheehan
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Karen Solie
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The Enchanting Verses
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The Well Review
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Brian Turner
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