KERRY HARDIE  and PETER SIRR Reading

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KERRY HARDIE and PETER SIRR Reading

Kerrie Hardie and Peter Sirr Reading including Núria Vizcaino Estrada performance

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Longcourt House Hotel Saint Mary's Road V42 TD72 Newcastle West Ireland

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Kerry Hardie’s eighth collection Where Now Begins (Bloodaxe Books) was published in 2020. Her seventh, the The Zebra Stood in The Night, was shortlisted for the Irish Times Award. She has won many prizes including the Michael Hartnett Poetry Award, the Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Award, The Suspended Sentence Award, The Laurence O’Shaughnessy Award, the IOTA chapbook Award and The Irish National Poetry Prize.

She has written two novels and a voice play broadcast on RTE which has also been

performed live. Her short stories have been published in Ireland, Switzerland, France and the US, and she has just completed another novel. Her work has been widely translated and has been much anthologized in Ireland, the U.S. and the U.K.

She lives in Kilkenny and is a member of Aosdána

Peter lives in Dublin. The Gallery Press has published all his

eleven poetry collections since Marginal Zones (1984). His most recent collection, The Gravity Wave (2019) was a Poetry Society Recommendation and won the 2020 Farmgate Café National Poetry Award. Peter is also a past winner of the Michael Hartnett Poetry Award. His essay collection, Intimate City: Dublin Essays (2021) reflects a long-standing attachment to and obsession with the Dublins of past and present. He is a member of Aosdána.

This event includes access to Núria Vizcaino Estrada concert after so do not buy an extra ticket for that event.

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