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Name
Desmond Egan
County
Kildare
Genre
Poet
Sessions
Discussion with Writer, Reading and Q&A, Creative Writing Workshop
Age Group
12 - 18
Level
Post Primary
Languages
Works in English ONLY
Availability
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Travel
Yes

Publications/ repertoire/
productions & background experience

18 books of poetry
1 book or prose essays
2 translations from Greek of plays by Euripides & Sophocles
18 collections in translation published worldwide
2 critical works published by Professor Arkins & Hugh Kenner.
1 DVD documentary (USA)

Many awards include National Poetry Foundation of USA Award, 1983
Bologna Literary Award Italy 1999
Ourssant (France) International Award, 2004
Macedonia Prize, 2002

Session Details

Larger groups
Reading & responses
Can address questions re Poetry on their course or on writing in prose

Age Group Details

Post junior cert usually, any group which is interested

Address
Great Connell, Newbridge, Co. Kildare
Telephone
(045) 433 613
Email
viv1@iol.ie
Website
www.gerardmanleyhopkins.org
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