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Participants: Dennis O'Driscoll

Dennis O'Driscoll(Photo: Kim Haughton)

Dennis O’Driscoll was born in Tipperary. His eight books of poetry include New and Selected Poems (Anvil Press, 2004), a Poetry Book Society Special Commendation, and Reality Check (Anvil Press, 2007), which was shortlisted for the Irish Times/Poetry Now Prize 2008.  A selection of his essays and reviews, Troubled Thoughts, Majestic Dreams (Gallery Press), was published in 2001, and he is the editor of the Bloodaxe Book of Poetry Quotations (2006).  His book, Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney, was published by Faber and Faber in 2008.

StAnza 2010 Events:

Fri 19 March | Past & Present
Dennis O’Driscoll on Alasdair Maclean, Kei Miller on Martin Carter
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Council Chamber

Fri 19 March | In Conversation
Seamus Heaney talks to Dennis O’Driscoll
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Auditorium

Fri 19 March | Poetry Centre Stage
Reading: Moniza Alvi, Dennis O’Driscoll
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Auditorium

Sat 20 March | Round Table
Reading: Dennis O’Driscoll
St Mary's Hall, St Mary’s Quad, South Street

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