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In the Poetry Programme on Sunday 21st November, at 7 pm on RTÉ Radio 1, Olivia O'Leary's guests are poets Tony Curtis and David Butler.
Tony Curtis was born in Dublin in 1955 and studied literature at the University of Essex and Trinity College, Dublin. He joins Olivia to read from his books Between the Tides and The Syncline, both published by Real Ireland and with photos by Liam Blake. He also reads from his collection This Flight Tonight, about the transatlantic flight of Alcock and Brown, published by The Occasional Press.
David Butler is a novelist, poet and playwright. Doghouse Books brought out his first poetry collection, Via Crucis, in 2011, and in 2016 David received a Per Cent Literary Arts Commission to compose a poetry sequence for Blackrock Library. Those poems are included in his latest collection, Liffey Sequence, published by Doire Press.
A Rockfinch production for RTÉ.