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Cork Spring Literary Festival 2011THE CORK SPRING





Kristiina Ehin to read at the Cork Spring Literary Festival



Reading with Silke Scheuermann & Gabriel Rosenstock, Thursday 17 February, 9pm


Kristiina Ehin has published five volumes of poetry, a book of short stories and a volume of South-Estonian fairy tales in her native Estonia and has written a play as well. She has also published six books in English translation. The Drums of Silence (Oleander Press, Cambridge, 2007), a volume of her selected poems, was awarded the Poetry Society Corneliu M. Popescu Prize for European Poetry in Translation in 2007. The Scent of Your Shadow (Arc Publications, Todmorden, 2010) is a Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation. Modern Poetry in Translation will publish a new volume of her poetry in English in 2011 in their new MPT Poets series. She is often invited to take part in international arts and literary festivals and her work, poetry and prose, appears regularly in English translation in leading Irish and British literary journals. Her work has been translated into thirteen languages including Irish by Gabriel Rosenstock. Visit Ehin's page at Arc Publications.


(Extracts of Ehin's work available on page 6 of festival brochure.)


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