Harry Clifton Readings
Eminent Irish poet Harry Clifton's new collection Gone Self Storm was published by Bloodaxe in March 2023. Harry launched this in person at Hodges Figgis in Dublin on 5 April, and online with Bloodaxe Books on 25 April.
Harry Clifton has published twelve books of poetry, the most recent of which are The Winter Sleep of Captain Lemass (2012), The Holding Centre: Selected Poems 1974-2004 (2014), Portobello Sonnets (2017), Herod's Dispensations (2019) and Gone Self Storm (2023), all published by Bloodaxe Books in Britain and Ireland, and by Wake Forest University Press in the USA. He served as the ﬁfth Ireland Professor of Poetry in 2010–2013, and is a member of Aosdána.
His 'My Life in Books' feature in Ireland's Sunday Independent of 19 March 2023 is here. Available in full by subscription.
Harry Clifton's article in The Irish Times of 4 April 2023 about his South American grandmother - his 'only muse' - is available to read online here.
Bloodaxe Books international poetry online reading (April 2023 books launch)
Harry Clifton read alongside Maura Dooley and Matthew Hollis as all three poets launched their new Bloodaxe collections. The poets discussed their books with each other and with Bloodaxe editor Neil Astley.
[14 March 2023]