Michael Schmidt


Michael Schmidt

Reading with Michael O'Loughlin.
Admission: €8 / €6 concessions
12 February 2015 at 10pm, Cork Arts Theatre



Lecture: 'Publishing Irish Writing'
11 February at 3pm, Admission: Free
UCC School of English, 2.12 O'Rahilly Building


Michael Schmidt is Writer in Residence at St John’s College, Cambridge. He is a founder and the Editorial and Managing Director of Carcanet Press and founder and general Editor of PN Review. He has published several collections of poems, two novels, a number of anthologies and volumes of literary history, and two books of translations. His latest book is The Novel: A Biography published by Harvard University Press.


“Vibrant, radiant, steeped
in Modernist tradition
and questingly new... a
passionate discourse that
is at once earthy and numinous”
– John Ashbury


More about the author:

Michael Schmidt at the Poetry Foundation

Michael Schmidt at the British Council of Literature

'Present Tense': poem by Michael Schmidt in the Guardian


Cork Spring Poetry Festival