P O E T R Y R E A D I N G by acclaimed Catalan poet JOAN MARGARIT
Joan Margarit (1938) is one of the leading figures of contemporary Catalan poetry. He is also an architect, and from 1968 until his retirement was Professor of Structural Calculations at Barcelona's Technical School of Architecture. His work has received important literary awards such as the Premi Carles Riba, Premi de la Crítica Serra d'Or, Premi Nacional de Literatura (Generalitat de Catalunya), Premio Rosalía de Castro, and Premio Nacional de Poesía. Recent poetry collections include Estació de França (1999), Els primers freds. Poesia 1975-1995 (2001), Joana (2002), Càlcul d'estructures (2005), Casa de Misericòrdia (2007), and Misteriosament feliç (2008). Anna Crowe has translated his poetry into English: Tugs in the Fog: Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Books, 2006).
Monday 22nd March, 2010
Cork City Library, Grand Parade, Cork
Reading will be in Catalan but English translations will be provided
All Welcome - Admission Free
Font: Prof. Helena Buffery, Universitat de Cork, Irlanda