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Participants: Paula Meehan

Paula MeehanPhoto: Stephanie Joy

Paula Meehan is one of Ireland’s best-loved and most respected poets. She has published seven collections, the most recent of which Dharmakaya (2000) and Painting Rain (2009) are published by Carcanet. Also a controversial playwright for stage and radio, she has garnered many awards, among them the Irish American Cultural Institute’s Butler Award, the Denis Devlin Award and the Marten Toonder Award. Carol Ann Duffy calls her “that rare and precious thing a vocational poet of courage and integrity”.

StAnza 2013 Events:

Sat 09 March | Round Table
Reading: Paula Meehan
The Green Room, St Leonards Quad, South Street

Sun 10 March | Poetry Centre Stage
Reading: Robin Robertson, Paula Meehan
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Auditorium

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