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Irish Arts Center’s POETRYFEST 11/6 – 11/8
Nov 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
IRISH ARTS CENTER’s POETRYFEST
CONTEMPORARY POETRY FROM BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC
Presented in Association with Literary Hub
and Glucksman Ireland House – NYU
November 6 – 8, 2015
Irish Arts Center presents the seventh annual POETRYFEST celebrating Ireland and America’s great literary connection by showcasing an array of superb poets from both countries. The only free New York poetry festival of its kind, POETRYFEST brings audiences and poets together for three days of readings, conversations, and signings in the intimate atmosphere of the Irish Arts Center.
Here’s what makes POETRYFEST special:
—Curated by writers Belinda McKeon and Aengus Woods.
—Acclaimed and award-winning Irish and American poets, including Pultizer-Prize winners Tracy K. Smith and Vijay Seshardri, and Fiona Benson, Ciaran Carson, Elaine Feeney, Leontia Flynn, Alan Gillis, Kerry Harle, Lucy Ives, Alicia Ostriker, Connie Roberts, Gjertrud Schnackenberg, Wendy Xu.
—Friday night November 6th gala of favorite Irish poems read by all the poets and specially selected celebrities (to be announced).