s
s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Return to MLC homepage.

Munster Literature Centre

 

 

Read the latest issue.

Southword Journal Online

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cork Spring Literary Festival 2011THE CORK SPRING

LITERARY

FESTIVAL 2011

 


 

Catherine Smith

 

CATHERINE SMITH


Reading with Matthew Sweeney & Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh, Friday 18 February, 7.15pm

 

Catherine Smith’s first short poetry collection, The New Bride (Smith/Doorstop), was short-listed for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, 2001. Her first full-length collection, The Butcher’s Hands (Smith/Doorstop), was a PBS Recommendation and was short-listed for the Aldeburgh/Jerwood Prize, 2004. In 2004 she was voted one of Mslexia’s ‘Top Ten UK Women Poets’ and included in the PBS/Arts Council ‘Next Generation’ promotion. Her latest collection, Lip (Smith/Doorstop), was short-listed for the Forward Prize for Best Collection, 2008. She also writes short fiction and radio drama and teaches for the University of Sussex, Vardean College in Brighton and the Arvon Foundation. She has adapted three of her short stories for a stage performance, Weight. She is working on her next poetry collection and a novel. View a poem by Smith in the Guardian.

 

(Extracts of Smith's work available on page 19 of festival brochure.)

 

Previous Author * Next Author

 

Back to top.

 

   

 

Arts Council Ireland

 

 

Munster Literature Centre

 

 

Cork City Council

 

 

Festivals Forum

 

 

Cork County Council

 

 

Culture Ireland

 

 

 

Foundation for Dutch Literature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
©2009
The Munster Literature Centre
   

Frank O'Connor House, 84 Douglas Street, Cork, Ireland.

Tel. (353) 021 4312955, Email: munsterlit(AT)eircom(DOT)net

   
Irish Registered Charity No.12374