THE ANNUAL Japanese and Irish poetry evening returns this Saturday to Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop at 6pm, with Hisa Kagawa and Gerry Hanberry.
Hisa Kagawa is a world renowned tanka poet, tanka being a classical genre of Japanese poetry; while Gerry Hanberry is an award-winning Galway poet and biographer of Oscar Wilde. The MC will be the Rev Patrick Towers. The event is organised by Charlie Byrne’s, The Japanese embassy in Ireland, and the Wa Café. Refreshments will be provided by the Wa Café. All are welcome to the reading.