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IAC | Literature
PoetryFest: Favorite Poems (Fall 2017)
Curated by Nick Laird
Friday, November 3, 2017 at 8:00PM

Donaghy Theatre
Irish Arts Center
553 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

(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.