This one got away, but we hope it will return, somewhere, sometime.

The wonderful writer Colm Tóibín sifted through the early writings of the much-beloved poet Eavan Boland to script a performance that was livestreamed all too briefly. Performed by Siobhán Cullen, Boland: Journey of a Poet is now available, alas, only as a preview and a very informative downloadable show program.

It may come around again. Watch for it.

on poetry

September 24, 2019


“Poetry begins where language starts: in the shadows and accidents of one person’s life.”
Eavan Boland
(b. September 24, 1944)

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quote from: A Journey with Two Maps: Becoming a Woman Poet

Poems Out Loud

St. Patrick’s Day seems an auspicious time to listen to some Irish poets reading their own words. Poems Out Loud is a good place to start. Listen to Seamus Heaney, Eavan Boland, Paul Muldoon and others poets — Irish and otherwise — as they share their work aloud.

Happy Mother’s Day!

May 12, 2013

Eavan Boland

“I had two children….It is the greatest act of creativity and the one which is most likely to make you question other forms of creativity.” Eavan Boland

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on poetry…

November 10, 2012

Eavan Boland
“It took time for me to understand that everybody, in the end, generates his or her own ecosystem as a writer. And, if you don’t, nobody else is going to give it to you.” Eaven Boland
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on writing workshops…

October 13, 2012

openquote“A good workshop… can bring a writer to a state of crisis in relation to his or her own work. In such a state illuminations occur and discoveries are made which effect lasting change.” Eavan Bolandclosequote

Check out our WORKSHOPS! page. Illuminations await.

on writing poetry…

July 27, 2012

openquoteWriting poems, for me, is a bit like mining a seam of rock. One day you get some silver, and the next day you get just rock.closequote
Eavan Boland

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