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Cork Spring Literary Festival 2011THE CORK SPRING






Adam Wyeth to read at the Cork Spring Literary Festival 2011



Wine reception & book launch, Saturday 19 February, 2pm


Adam Wyeth was born in 1978. He was a prize winner of The Fish International Poetry Competition, 2009 and a runner-up of The Arvon International Poetry Competition, 2006. His poems have been anthologized in The Best of Irish Poetry anthology (2010), Landing Places (2010), Dogs Singing (2010), Something Beginning with P, the Arvon 25th Anniversary Anthology and The Fish Anthology. His work has appeared in numerous literary journals, including The Stinging Fly, The Shop, Southword, Poetry London and Magma. He was a featured poet in Agenda, 2008 and 2010, and selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series, 2007. He has made two films on poetry, A Life in the Day of Desmond O’Grady, first screened at The Cork Film Festival, 2004; and a full length feature, Soundeye: Cork International Poetry Festival, 2005. Adam is a member of the Poetry Ireland Writers in Schools Scheme. Silent Music, is his first collection, published by Salmon and will be launched at this festival. Read a poem by Adam Wyeth in Southword Journal.


(Extracts of Wyeth's work available on page 24 of festival brochure.)


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