Ireland Literature Guide

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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Durcan downunder - Irish poet Paul Durcan has won the Queensland’s 2007 Poet-in-Residence

The Dublin poet Paul Durcan has just been announced as the Queensland’s 2007 Poet-in-Residence as guest of the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts’ Poet-in-Residence. He is famous for his live performances of his work including his most recent work The Art of Life (2004). Among his previous works are, Greetings of Our Friends from Brazil (1999), A Snail in My Prime: New and Selected Poems (1995), Daddy, Daddy (1990), which won the Whitbread Poetry Prize, The Berlin Wall Cafe (1985), which was selected the Poetry Book Society Choice, The Selected Paul Durcan (1982), and Endsville (1967). He is a member of Aosdána and lives in Dublin


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