The Poetry Programme Saturday 7 February 2015
Olivia O’Leary explores the diverse and vibrant world of poets and poetry in The Poetry Programme on Saturdays at 7:30 pm.
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The Poetry Programme: For everyone who loves poetry. And those who just don’t know it yet.
A Rockfinch production for RTÉ.
Series Producer: Claire Cunningham. Executive Producer for RTÉ: Clíodhna Ní Anluain.
At 5 pm on Christmas Day there will be an hour of poetry, conversation and music in a very special Christmas Poetry Programme, with guests including Rita Ann Higgins, Tom French and Marie Heaney.
The Poetry Programme
We devote the whole half hour to one of Ireland’s most famous living poets.
Winner of a Pulitzer Prize, a T.S. Eliot Prize, author of over 30 collections and current poetry editor of The New Yorker magazine Paul Muldoon talks about his life in poetry and his new collection One Thousand Things Worth Knowing.
The call for submissions to the literary magazine The Stinging Fly - stingingfly.org
Read more of Billy Ramsell's poetry at: http://www.billyramsell.ie/works.htm
Info on the Cork Spring Poetry Festival: corkpoetryfest.
The winners of the two copies of Miriam Gamble's collection 'Pirate Music' are Tracy Gaughan in Galway and Matthew Moynihan in Cork.
About The Show
Olivia O'Leary explores the diverse and vibrant world of poets and poetry. A Rockfinch production for RTÉ.