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Top poets gather to discuss international appointment

Thursday 22nd June 2017 at 9am 0 Comments

Leading poets from across the island of Ireland were called together to discuss the appointment of an International Visiting Poetry Fellow, as part of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s and Queen’s University Belfast’s joint ten-year Seamus Heaney Legacy project.

Pictured are:  Noirin McKinney (Arts Council) and Fran Brearton (Queen’s University Belfast), with Leontia Flynn, Paula Meehan, Gerry Dawe, Michael Longley, Ciaran Carson and current Ireland Chair of Poetry Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin. Image: Pictured are: Noirin McKinney (Arts Council) and Fran Brearton (Queen’s University Belfast), with Leontia Flynn, Paula Meehan, Gerry Dawe, Michael Longley, Ciaran Carson and current Ireland Chair of Poetry Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin.
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A Bursary and a Strategy by Angela Graham

Friday 23rd June 2017 at 10am 0 Comments

Angela Graham, a Welsh-speaking TV Producer from Northern Ireland, was awarded a Literature Wales Writers’ Bursary 2017 to complete a collection of short stories. She describes getting to grips with the business side of writing.

Strangford Lough by Angela Graham Image: Strangford Lough by Angela Graham
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