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John Ennis

 

13 February at 10pm at the Cork Arts Theatre.
Reading with Seán Lysaght.

Admission: €6 (€5 concs.) Tickets available at the door.

 

John Ennis

 

John Ennis born Westmeath. He has published over a dozen collections and won numerous prizes including the Listowel Poetry Prize eleven times, the Patrick Kavanagh Award (1975) and the Irish American Cultural Institute Award (1996). He has been editor of Poetry Ireland Review and served on the board of Poetry Ireland for eleven years. From 2003 to 2007, he co-edited three anthologies of Canadian – Irish Poetry. In 2008, Memorial University awarded him an Honorary Doctorate in Laws
“[for] fostering links between Ireland and Newfoundland, and for his poetry”.

 

“He leaves many other poets looking watery and confined
to limited forms, like people who never stir out of the house”
– Seán Dunne

 

More about the author:

John Ennis poetry books for purchase at Kennys.ie

John Ennis poems at Poetry International Web - Ireland

Ennis at Irish Writers Online

 

 

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