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Triin Soomets

 

14 February at 7pm at the Cork Arts Theatre.
Reading with Julian Talamantez Brolaski.
Admission: €6 (€5 concs.) Tickets available at the door.

 

Triin Soomets

 

Triin Soomets was born in Tallinn, Estonia in 1969. She graduated as a philologist from
Tartu University in 1994. Since 1991 she has published nine collections of poetry and
has won many of Estonia’s leading poetry prizes including the Ivar Ivask Memorial
Prize and Juhan Liiv annual prize of poetry (twice). Her poems have been translated
into over twenty languages.

“Triin Soomets is one of the most remarkable poets in Estonia.
Her complex psychological, melodious andhighly enhancing
poetry has a slight, but haunting metaphysical touch.”
– Doris Kareva

 

More about the author:

Poem by Soomets in Kritya Poetry Journal

Poem by Soomets in Estonian Literary Magazine (online)

 

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