• Geis by Caitriona O'Reilly

    Caitríona O’Reilly | Geis

    Now available for pre-order (books will ship in October) Geis is a word from Irish mythology meaning a supernatural taboo or injunction on behavior. In her third volume of poetry (following the critically acclaimed The Nowhere...

  • Goat's Milk by Frank Ormsby

    Frank Ormsby | Goat’s Milk: New & Selected Poems

    Frank Ormsby's keen eye is trained on numerous subjects: the unheralded country people in Northern Ireland, American soldiers stationed there during World War II, and the rich natural world of Westchester County north of...

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    Ciaran Carson | From Elsewhere

    Ciaran Carson is among the most restlessly groundbreaking poets now writing in English. In From Elsewhere, he adds yet another dimension to his poetry and to the act of translation by combining them in...

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    Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin | The Boys of Bluehill

    Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin is a consummate poet whose revelatory imagery and sensibility are unrivaled in depth and refinement. The Boys of Bluehill displays all of the insight and mystery that characterize her best work...

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Poets available for North American reading tours

We are delighted that four of our poets will be available for North American readings this year. Ciaran Carson will be available in November 2015, Conor O’Callaghan in spring 2016, and Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Caitríona O’Reilly in March or early April 2016. If you are interested in hosting one or more of these poets for a reading at your venue, please contact us at 336.758.5448 or wfupress@wfu.edu.

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