The John Hewitt International Summer School presents a poetry reading with Kerry Hardie and Sarah Clancy, introduced by Dr Paul Maddern
Friday 26 July
The Market Place, Armagh
Kerry Hardie’s most recent poetry collection The Zebra Stood in The Night, (Bloodaxe Books UK), was shortlisted for the Irish Times/Poetry Now Award. She has published six previous collections with The Gallery Press, and her Selected Poems appeared in 2011 from the Gallery Press and Bloodaxe Books. A radio play, To Find a Heathen Place and Sound a Bell, was broadcast by RTE in 2015. Another collection, Where Now Begins is forthcoming from Bloodaxe Books.
Sarah Clancy is the author of three collections of poetry, including The Truth and Other Stories (Salmon Poetry, 2014), and Stacey and the Mechanical Bull (Lapwing Press, Belfast, 2011). She has been placed or shortlisted in several of Ireland’s well-known poetry competitions; as a performance poet Sarah has won the Cuirt International Festival of Literature Grand Slam Championship and was runner up in the All- Ireland Grand Slam Championship. She has another collection due out this year from Salmon Poetry.