Poet Leontia Flynn

Event date: 
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Event Location

Athens, GA 30601

Avid Bookshop and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts present Leontia Flynn for a reading from her books of poetry. This event will take place on Monday, March 18, 2019, from 7-8 pm in Fire Hall No. 2 beside our Prince Avenue bookshop and is free and open to the public. We encourage you to purchase a copy of the author's books to get them signed!


Leontia Flynn was born in 1974 and lives in Belfast. Her first book, These Days, won the 2004 Forward Prize for Best First Collection. It was also shortlisted for the Whitbread Poetry Prize, and Flynn named as one of twenty “Next Generation” poets by the Poetry Book Society. Her second book, DRIVES, was awarded the 2008 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature and a major Individual Artist Award from the Arts Council Northern Ireland. Profit and Loss was Poetry Book Society Choice for Autumn 2011. Flynn received the 17th annual Lawrence O’Shaughnessy award for Irish poetry in 2013 and the AWB Vincent American Ireland Fund literary award in 2014. She is currently writer-in-residence at the Bloomsbury Hotel, London

The Radio Cover Image
ISBN: 9781930630840
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Published: Wake Forest University Press - April 1st, 2018

Profit and Loss Cover Image
ISBN: 9780224093439
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Published: Random House UK - November 1st, 2011

These Days (Cape Poetry) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780224071970
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Published: Jonathan Cape - April 8th, 2004

Reading Medbh McGuckian Cover Image
ISBN: 9780716531173
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Published: Irish Academic Press - March 24th, 2014

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