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Leading poets to read at Cúirt

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THE CÚIRT International Festival of Literature began life 30 years ago as a festival dedicated exclusively to poetry. Its remit is wider today, but poetry remains a key factor.

Naomi Shihab Nye: Palestine and poetry meet at Cúirt

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NAOMI SHIHAB Nye has had both the good fortune, and the bad luck, to have lived in interesting times and places. Born in St Louis, Missouri in 1952 to a Palestinian father and an American mother; she grew up in (the now notorious) St Louis suburb of Ferguson, in Jerusalem, and in San Antonio, Texas, where she currently resides.

Cúirt hits thirty

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ON TUESDAY evening at the House Hotel the programme for the 2015 Cúirt International Literature Festival was officially launched and, as ever, there is a rich feast of readings, talks, workshops, launches, and more to look forward to.

Three poets from across the globe come to Cúirt

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THREE POETS, all with a varied heritage who have lived in various parts of the globe will gather together in the Town Hall this month to read at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

Cúirt to celebrate its jubilee year in April

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IAN RANKIN, JOYCE Carol Oates, Colum McCarthy, and The New Yorker’s Deborah Treisman, will take part in this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature, which returns from Tuesday April 20 to Sunday 25.

 

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