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Peter Fallon

Peter Fallon

…ections of poems, The Company of Horses (2007) and Strong, My Love (2014). Peter Fallon received the 1993 O’Shaughnessy Poetry Award from the Irish American Cultural Institute. He has been Poet in Residence at Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts and, in the spring of 2000, he was the inaugural Heimbold Professor of Irish Studies at Villanova University, PA, which conferred on him an Honorary Doctorate. He is a member of Aosdána and lives with his f…

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News of the World: Selected Poems

News of the World: Selected Poems

…Work (1983), The News and Weather (1987), and Eye to Eye (1993). Reviews “Peter Fallon’s poetry confirms Keats’s notion that an intelligence becomes a soul through being schooled in a world of pains and troubles. His poems are soul music of this sort, yet they also belong to a particular place and a particular speech: his way of saying has become a way of seeing, eye to eye with griefs and crises he is emotionally well able for.” – Seamus Heaney…

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Pharaoh’s Daughter

Pharaoh’s Daughter

…ions by thirteen of Ireland’s leading poets: Ciaran Carson, Michael Coady, Peter Fallon, Michael Hartnett, Seamus Heaney, Michael Longley, Medbh McGuckian, Tom MacIntyre, Derek Mahon, John Montague, Paul Muldoon, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, and George O’Brien Reviews “[T]he branching-out, or shape-shifting, from Gaelic myth or folk-song to some less romantic or quirkier emblem of the present, is a constant resource of Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill’s poetry; and…

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Irish poets in New York City this weekend for 6th Annual PoetryFest

Irish poets in New York City this weekend for 6th Annual PoetryFest

…course of the weekend, ten poets will be featured, including Vona Groarke, Peter Fallon and Rita Ann Higgins, and many of the readings are free to attend.   We are grateful that establishments like the Irish Arts Center, the Glucksman Ireland House at NYU, Poetry Ireland and The Irish Institute sponsor events that bring the unique voice of Irish poetry to America. If you will be in or near New York City this weekend, the festival will be held at t…

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