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Irish Poetry

Seamus Heaney: A Poet Who Liked the Red Sox

Al Eisele | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts
Al Eisele

Well, it's not exactly accurate to say that Heaney was a Red Sox fan because he had a hard time understanding baseball, despite my efforts to explain it to him, but he liked the experience of going to Fenway Park.

Seamus Heaney: Words of Comfort

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 11.04.2013 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

His family and friends are in mourning for Seamus Heaney, who died in Dublin on August 30. They are joined by a world of acquaintances and admirers, both known and unknown to Heaney himself, whose grieving is for the poet and the man -- if those could be separated.

The 17 Most Important Poetry Books Of Fall 2010

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

There's much to be excited about, and these selections give a fair indication of the presses putting out the most important poetry of the day and the degree of vitality of various poetic styles.