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Rita Ann Higgins: A Reading and Conversation
Start Date: 11/6/2014Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 11/6/2014End Time: 4:00 PM
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Event Description:
Literary reading by Rita Ann Higgins, whose poetry is translated into Hebrew, German, Italian, Dutch, French and Swedish, to name a few.

Co-sponsored by the Baruch College English Dept., Harman Writer-in-Residence Program & CUNY Institute for Irish-American Studies.

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

A November is CUNY Month Event

Rita Ann Higgins was born in 1955 in Galway, Ireland. She divides her time between Galway and Spiddal. She was Galway County's Writer-in-Residence in 1987, Writer in Residence at the National University of Ireland, Galway, in 1994-95, Writer in Residence for Offaly County Council in 1998-99. She was Green Honors Professor at Texas Christian University, in October 2000.

Other awards include a Peadar O'Donnell Award in 1989, several Arts Council bursaries ‘Sunny Side Plucked’ was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. She was made an honorary fellow at Hong Kong Baptist University Nov 2006.
Location Information:
Baruch College - Newman Vertical Campus  (View Map)
55 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10010
New York
Room: Room 14-290
Contact Information:
Name: Mary McGlynn
Phone: (646) 312-3961
Email: Mary.McGlynn@baruch.cuny.edu
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Schools/Departments:
  • English
  • Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

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