I am so at home in Dublin, more than any other city, that I feel it has always been familiar to me. It took me years to see through its soft charm to its bitter prickly kernel - which I quite like too.

Poems Upstairs: New Poets from the North of Ireland


Readings from poets featured in New Poets from the North of Ireland, edited by Sinéad Morrissey and Stephen Connolly.

Featuring eighteen poets from an exciting generation who have started publishing in the last decade, New Poets from the North of Ireland will be published by Blackstaff Press in May 2016. Contributors include Miriam Gamble, Stephen Sexton, Adam Crothers and Emma Must. This event will include readings from a selection of contributors, presented by the the book’s editors, Sinéad Morrissey and Stephen Connolly.

Where: Books Upstairs, 17 D’Olier Street, Dublin 2
When: Wednesday 1 June, 7pm
Tickets: €5 – available from Poetry Ireland and online.
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