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Conor O'Callaghan and Robert Gray

Abstract

One captures Ireland, the other Australia - a unique and lively gathering as two wondrous poets meet. Conor O'Callaghan was born in Newry in 1968 and is the author of three collections of poetry, The History of Rain, Seatown and Fiction. He has been awarded the Patrick Kavanagh Award and Poetry magazine's Bess Hokin Prize. He is also the author of Red Mist: Roy Keane and the Football Civil War, and lives in Manchester. Winner of all of Australia's top poetry awards, Robert Gray captures an essence of his country in both poetry and memoir: 'No-one has seen this country as sharply, or with as much tenderness, as he has done' - Kevin Hart Recordings of an event held Tuesday 6th October 2009. To download and save this audio file right-click on the 'download' link and use 'save link as'; we suggest changing the filename to something more meaningful at this stage. Just clicking the link will normally play the audio on your computer but may not offer you the facility to save the file.

Digital Artefact Type Audio
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Keywords Poetry, Ireland, Australia, Larkin Centre, Visiting writers

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