Martina Evans

Saturday, 18 February

Martina Evans was born in 1961 and grew up in County Cork. Her first collection of poems, The Inniscarra Bar and Cycle Rest, appeared in 1995 and was followed by three further collections, All Alcoholics are Charmers (1998), Can Dentists Be Trusted? (2004) and Facing the Public (2009). She teaches Creative Writing at the City Literary Institute and Birkbeck College. She is also the author of three novels and the prose-poem/novella Petrol (2012). She lives in London with her daughter.



Writer Links

Poems at Poetry International

Martina reads from ‘Petrol’

Poems at Pelmeni Poetry





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Cork International Poetry Festival
14 - 18 February 2017