Poetry with Emily Cullen and Richard Halperin
Emily Cullen is a Galway-based writer, harper and scholar. She has published two poetry collections, In Between Angels and Animals (Arlen House, 2013) and No Vague Utopia (Ainnir Publishing, 2003), in addition to many essays on Irish cultural history and music. Emily was awarded an IRC fellowship for her doctoral research. She gained a PhD in English from NUI Galway in 2008. She has taught creative writing and poetry at the University of Melbourne and currently serves as Programme Director of Galway’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature.
Richard W. Halperin has published four collections of poetry by Salmon Poetry Limited. The most recent of these is Catch Me While You Have the Light, 2018.
His work is part of University College Dublin’s Irish Poetry Reading Archive.
The poem Snow Falling, Lady Murasaki Watching is on permanent display in the foyer of the Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo. Sunday Visits is Richard’s tenth collection for Lapwing.
Sponsored by Galway County Council