Emily Berry

Saturday 18 February @ 8.30PM. Cork Arts Theatre.



Emily Berry’s first book of poems, Dear Boy, won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Hawthornden Prize. She was a contributor to The Breakfast Bible (a compendium of breakfasts) and editor of Best British Poetry 2015 (Salt Publishing). A selection of her work appears in Penguin Modern Poets 1: If I’m Scared We Can’t Win (Penguin, 2016). Her second poetry collection, Stranger, Baby, is shortlisted for the Forward Prize. She edits The Poetry Review.




Emily Berry's official website

Poems by Emily Berry on Poetry International

Emily Berry's interview with the Times Literary Supplement




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Cork International Poetry Festival

13 - 17 February 2018

Cork International Poetry Festival



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