Leontia Flynn – Reading

Leontia Flynn has published three collections of poems. These Days (Jonathan Cape, 2004) won an Eric Gregory Award in manuscript, and the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. It was shortlisted for the Whitbread Poetry Prize, and Flynn named as one of twenty “Next Generation” poets by the Poetry Book Society.Drives was published by Jonathan Cape in 2008, when Flynn won the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature and a major Individual Artist Award from the Arts Council Northern Ireland. Profit and Loss was Poetry Book Society Choice for Autumn 2011. Flynn received the 17th annual Lawrence O’Shaughnessy award for Irish poetry in 2013 and the AWB Vincent American Ireland Fund literary award in 2014. She is currently writer in residence at the Bloomsbury Hotel, London.Flynn has written a Ph.D. thesis and a book on the poetry of Medbh McGuckian. She has also written articles, reviews and essays, several of which are collected here.

Friday, November 23, 2018 at 8:00am

Fire Hall No. 2 @ 489 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601, USA

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