RiflessiDiVersi: Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin introduces the RiflessiDiVersi festival in Umbria, Central Italy

RiflessiDiVersi: Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin introduces the RiflessiDiVersi festival in Umbria, Central Italy

RiflessiDiVersi: Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin introduces the RiflessiDiVersi festival in Umbria, Central Italy

Sunday 2nd May 1pm

RiflessiDiVersi (a pun on ‘Reflections in Verse’ and ‘Diverse Reflections’) is an annual poetry festival held in Umbria, Central Italy.

The 2019 festival marked the beginning of a collaboration between RiflessiDiVersi and Strokestown International Poetry Festival, a linking which involves, among other things, an exchange of poets on a yearly basis.  Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin introduces the RiflessiDiVersi festival in Umbria and reads her poem ‘The Morandi Bridge’.

Free Event                15 Mins

EILÉAN  NÍ  CHUILLEANÁIN

Born 1942 in Cork, she is an Emeritus Fellow of Trinity College Dublin, and was Ireland Chair of poetry (2016-2019). Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin is a co-founder of the literary magazine Cyphers with her late husband, the poet Macdara Woods and which she continues to edit. The Mother House (Gallery Press) received the Irish Times / Poetry Now Award, 2020. Her Collected Poems appeared from Gallery last year. She is the 2020 recipient of the 1573 International Poetry Award of the International Festival of Poetry and Liquor in Luzhou, China. She is a member of Aosdána.