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IAC | Literature
PoetryFest: Favorite Poems (Fall 2017)
Curated by Nick Laird
Friday, November 3, 2017 at 8:00PM
Irish Arts Center
553 West 51st Street
(Between 10th and 11th Avenues)
Take the C or E train to 50th St (8th Ave); the 1 train to 50th St (Broadway); or the N, R, or Q train to 49th St (7th Ave). Walk west towards 11th Ave. It is roughly a 10 minute walk. A parking garage is located on W. 51st between 10th and 11th Ave.
An evening of some of the world's best-love poems written by Irish writers, hand-chosen and read by PoetryFest poets and special guests including actors Rachel Weisz
and Lisa Dwan
; award-winning writers Colum McCann
, Roger Rosenblatt
, and Belinda McKeon
. PoetryFest participants include Tara Bergin
, Adam Crothers
, Alice Lyons
, Iggy McGovern
, Sinéad Morrissey
, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin
, Caitríona O'Reilly
, and Katie Raissian
. The night will be capped by a reception in the gallery.
PoetryFest's Favorite Poems event was inspired in part by Robert Pinsky's Favorite Poems Project.