The ninth annual PoetryFest celebrates Ireland and America's great literary connection by showcasing some of the best poets working today. Presented with and at the Irish Arts Center.
Curated by Nick Laird.
Thursday, November 2
7pm: The Tom Quinlan Lecture in Poetry with Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry Prize-winner Adam Crothers. Click here for more information and registration.
Friday, November 3
8pm: An intimate and popular evening where IAC’s friends and special guests read the poems they love most.
Saturday, November 4
2pm: Emerging Voices curated by Katie Raissian of Stonecutter: Sally Wen Mao
3:30pm: Iggy McGovern and Alice Lyons
5pm: Sinéad Morrissey and Terrance Hayes, with opening reading by Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry Prize-winner Adam Crothers
Sunday, November 5
2pm: Caitríona O'Reilly and Rowan Ricardo Phillips
3:30pm: Desert Island Poems: Billy Collins and Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin in conversation, moderated by Nick Laird
5pm: Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Billy Collins
For more information about PoetryFest, click here.
Presented in association with Irish Arts Center and Literary Hub. Promotional support provided by NYU Creative Writing Program.