Sina Queyras

Friday 16 February @ 8.30PM. Cork Arts Theatre.

 

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Sina Queyras grew up on the road in western Canada and has since lived in Vancouver, Toronto, New York, Philadelphia, and Montreal.

While living in New York, Queyras edited an anthology of Canadian poetry designed as an introduction to poetry, and for those coming to poetry. You can order Open Fieldhere. She also co-curated belladonna, an innovative women’s reading series. Queyras has taught creative writing at Rutgers, Haverford and currently teaches at Concordia in Montreal where she lives with her partner and two children.

As well as writing and teaching she curates Writers Read and has hosted a range of writers as diverse as Francine Prose, Kevin Barry, Lydia Davis, Rae Armantrout, Tanya Tagaq, Christian Bok, Emma Donoghue and Sheila Heti. She created and maintains the literary blog Lemon Hound which she began as a single voice blog and has, over the years, opened up to new voices as guest bloggers and editors. She published Unleashed, a selection of writing from the blog, in 2010. A list of blog posts for Poetry Foundation’s Harriet here.

Her work can be found online at the Poetry Foundation, and internationally in journals and online.

 

 

 

Links

Sina Queyras's website

Poems by Queyras at The Poetry Foundation

A link to Queyras' literary blog Lemon Hound

 

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Cork International Poetry Festival

13 - 17 February 2018

Cork International Poetry Festival

 

 

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