Famed Irish poet and novelist Ciaran Carson will read from his works for the welcome reception to the 2013 Atlantic Archipelagos Research Project. Carson is the author of a number of collections of poetry, including The Irish for No (1987), winner of the Alice Hunt Bartlett Award; Belfast Confetti (1990) winner of The Irish Times‘ Irish Literature Prize for Poetry; and First Language: Poems (1994), winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize. Carson is also the author of Last Night’s Fun: About Time, Food and Music (1996), a study of Irish traditional music. This is a rare opportunity to hear one of Ireland’s foremost voices. Visit willson.uga.edu/event/ciaran-carson-reading for more info. The reading begins at 7 p.m. FREE!
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