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What's on: Literature

Poets in the Cities: Rita Ann Higgins, Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

19:00 - 21:00 19 November 2018

Rita Ann Higgins has published eleven books of poetry, including Tongulish (2016), Ireland Is Changing Mother (2011) and Throw in the Vowels: New & Selected Poems (2005), all from Bloodaxe, as well as her controversial memoir, Hurting God (Part essay, Part Rhyme) (Salmon, 2010). She is also a playwright and has recently written two short films..

16th Annual Rylands Poetry Reading with Marilyn Hacker

18:00 - 19:30 22 November 2018

Marilyn Hacker is the author of thirteen books of poems, including A Stranger’s Mirror (Norton, 2015), Names (Norton, 2010), and Essays on Departure (Carcanet, 2006), the essay collection, Unauthorized Voices (Michigan, 2010). Her translations of French, Francophone and Arabic poets appear regularly in PN Review and journals aroun..

Literature Live: Joe Dunthorne and Luke Kennard

19:30 - 20:30 26 November 2018

Joe Dunthorne’s first novel, Submarine, was translated into sixteen languages and adapted for film by Richard Ayoade. His second, Wild Abandon, won the 2012 Encore Award. The Adulterants, published earlier this year, was hailed by The Guardian as ‘brilliantly knowing’, and by the New Statesman as ‘a wickedly funny millennial Bildungsro..

The Caroline Chisholm Reading: Ross Raisin

18:30 - 20:00 10 December 2018

This event honours the memory of writer Caroline Chisholm (MA Creative Writing, 2013), who was a valued member of the CNW community. Ross Raisin is the author of three novels: A Natural (2017), Waterline (2011) and God’s Own Country (2008). In 2013 he was named as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists. He has been the recipien..

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