Juan Carlos Mestre + Michéal Ó Conghaile
Sit back and relish two poets in their native Irish, English, Spanish and Galician tongues.
Juan Carlos Mestre (León, 1957), poet and visual artist, he is the author of collections of poems: Siete poemas escritos junto a la lluvia (1982), La visita de Safo (1983), Antífona del Otoño en el Valle del Bierzo (Adonais Award, 1985), Las páginas del fuego (1987), La poesía ha caído en desgracia (Jaime Gil de Biedma Award, (1992) y La tumba de Keats (Jaén Poetry Award, 1999), a book written while on scholarship in Rome at the Spanish Academy. His work ranging from 1982 to 2007 has been collected in anthology Las estrellas para quien las trabaja. The most recent poetic publication is La casa roja (2008).
Micheál Ó Conghaile, is from Inis Treabhair, an island off the coast of Connemara, Co. Galway. The founder of Cló Iar-Chonnachta, he is a prolific and talented writer. His work includes poetry, short stories, a novel, plays and a novella, and he has also done some translation work. Some of his most recent works include the play Jude (2007) and Cúigear Chonamara (2003) and the short story collection An Fear nach nDéanann Gáire (2003)
Juan Carlos Mestre
Michéal Ó Conghaile
Instituto Cervantes (Dublín)
Festival Internacional de Literatura Cuirt (Galway) / Cuirt International Festival of Literature (Galway)
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