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Anne Carson

Sunday 14 July 2019

8:30 pm

The Maritime Hotel

€20

Anne Carson is a poet, essayist, professor of Classics, and translator. She was born in Toronto and is widely regarded as one of the most original writers working today.
Anne Carson ©Peter Smith

Anne has received many awards for her writing including the T.S.Eliot Prize, a MacArthur Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry and a PEN Award for Poetry in Translation.

Her most recent original collection is Float (2016). Her translation of Bakkhai (by Euripides) was published in March 2019. Anne Carson will read from a range of her work, including ‘Ghost Q&A’.

Anne will be introduced by Sarah Byrne from The Well Review.

 

Well Review logoThis reading is in partnership with The Well Review literary journal. The Well Review is based in Cork and is edited by Sarah Byrne. Issue Two featured author was Anne Carson with her work, ‘Ghost Q&A’. The journal publishes writing and visual art from Ireland and abroad. The Well Review also works in collaboration with festivals and arts organisations. Issue Three was published in March 2019, and a pamphlet is forthcoming in Autumn 2019. www.thewellreview.com

Anne Carson’s participation in the festival is supported by Cork County Council’s Arts Grants Scheme Award. 

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