Thursday, April 18, 2013
Eva Bourke reads at National Gallery of Ireland, Lunchtime, 01 May 2013
Eva Bourke was born in Germany and has lived in Ireland for many years. She studied German Literature and History of Art at the University of Munich. She has published two anthologies of Irish poetry in German translation, as well as a selection of the work of the German poet Elisabeth Borchers, translated into English, Winter on White Paper (2002). Her own collections of poetry include: Gonella, Litany for the Pig, Spring in Henry Street and Travels With Gandolpho (2000), The Latitude of Naples (2005) and, most recently, piano (2011), the latter three from Dedalus Press. She is co-editor, together with Borbála Faragó, of Landing Places: Immigrant Poets in Ireland (2010). She has lectured extensively on contemporary Irish poetry in the USA, Germany, Austria and Hungary.