From Nile to Liffey
It is as if he is trying in vain to wean himself off watching Western films, Hollywood, and yet dousing himself with a generous dose of Western culture, perhaps by poring over Irish literature, Seamus Heaney, or plunging headlong into internationalists ...
Paul Muldoon will be channeling his inner Bamber Gasgoigne when he turns quizmaster for the inaugural Poetry Ireland table quiz which is being held on Saturday, November 22nd, in Alfie Byrne's at the Conrad Hotel. Photograph: Tony Pleavin.
Galway Kinnell, 1927-2014
New York Observer
And then there were the poets: Seamus Heaney, Czeslaw Milosz, and Galway Kinnell. The old FSG office on 19 Union Square West is now an NYU dorm, and these poets are all gone too. Here is a video of Kinnell reading his great poem “Wait.” Wait, for now.
Events on Long Island for Nov. 2-8, 2014
New York Times
HEMPSTEAD Black Box Theater “The Burial at Thebes,” by Sophocles, translated by Seamus Heaney. Nov. 7 through 16. $8 to $10. Black Box Theater, Hofstra University, South Campus. 516-463-6644; hofstra.edu. NORTHPORT John W. Engeman Theater ...