Vona Groarke

13 February @ 10PM. Cork Arts Theatre



Vona Groarke

Vona Groarke was born in the Irish Midlands in 1964. She attended Trinity College, Dublin and University College, Cork. She has lived in Dublin, Cork and Dundalk and has been writer-in-residence at universities in Galway and Maynooth. Her collections published by The Gallery Press include Shale (1994), Other People’s Houses (1999), Flight (2002), shortlisted for the Forward Prize (UK) in 2002 and winner of the Michael Hartnett Award in 2003, Juniper Street (2006) and Spindrift (2009) and X (2014), both Poetry Book Society Recommendations. Poetry prizes include the Hennessy Award, the Brendan Behan Memorial Prize, the Michael Hartnett Award, Strokestown International Poetry Award, the Stand Magazine Poetry Prize, and runner-up in the Times Literary Supplement Poetry Competition (2003). Vona Groarke is a member of Aosdána.



Vona Groarke at Gallery Press

Vona Groarke at Poetry International Web

Vona Groarke at Southword Journal




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Cork International Poetry Festival

10 - 13 February 2016

Cork International Poetry Festival



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