Poetry Reading: Rachael Hegarty and Jane Robinson

Marketplace Theatre, Armagh and Online
30 July 2021
11:15 am
£8 / €9.50
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A celebratory reading for the 40th Anniversary of Salmon Poetry Publishers

Poets Rachael Hegarty and Jane Robinson read from their works.

Presented in Association with Poetry Ireland.

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Rachael Hegarty

Rachael Hegarty is a Dubliner. Her debut collection, Flight Paths Over Finglas, won the 2018 Shine Strong Award. A child survivor of the Dublin Talbot Street Bomb, her collection, May Day 1974, (Salmon, 2019) has received international acclaim. Her third collection, Dancing with Memory, (Salmon, 2021) is a ballroom of memory for her mother who lives with Alzheimer’s. Educated in Finglas, Dublin, the U. Mass Bostonians, the Trinity M.Phillers and the Ph.D. Magicians at Queens. Rachael’s kids say she uses F-words too much: Finglas, Feminism and feckin’ poetry!

Jane Robinson

Jane Robinson is a poet, and biologist from Dublin. A former Strokestown International Poetry Prize winner, her first collection, Journey to the Sleeping Whale, (Salmon, 2018) received the Shine-Strong Award.  Recent essays are in, Skylight, 47-14 (2021) and in, Irish Women Poets Rediscovered, (M. Johnston & C. Linnie, Eds. CUP, forthcoming). A collaboration with Irish composer, Malachy Robinson, on a poem sequence 'For the Atoll', premiers at the Killaloe Music Festival, Limerick, Ireland in June 2021.

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