Poet Eamon Grennan will read tomorrow night as part of the Colorado College Visiting Writers Series. His poems have appeared in the likes of Slate, The New Yorker and the Threepenny Review. Though he spent most of his career teaching at Vassar in upstate New York, he now teaches at Columbia University and New York University and divides his time between Poughkeepsie and Renvyle in his home country of Ireland. His latest book is Out of Sight: New & Selected Poems on Graywolf Press. You can hear him read in the Gates Common Room along with a group of Colorado College students on Thursday, October 21 at 7 p.m. in the Gates Common Room on the second floor of Palmer Hall on the Colorado College Campus.

Grennan stopped by the KRCC studios to read a few poems and talk with us about his writing.

You can listen to the complete interview here:

Eamon Grennan Interview at KRCC, 10/19/10

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Three poems by Eamon Grennan:

“Pause” by Eamon Grennan

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“For the Record” by Eamon Grennan

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“In The Kitchen With Yeats” by Eamon Grennan

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(Poets Jane Hilberry and Eamon Grennan)

 

3 Responses to Out of the Ordinary: Eamon Grennan at CC Tomorrow Night

  1. anne lennox says:

    Noel,
    Thanks so much for the Eamon Grennan interview AND the poems. I’m sure David regrets not being here for the reading, but I’ll be there and try to channel it to him….
    Anne

  2. Mary Ellen says:

    What a treat!

  3. Nancy Wilsted says:

    And what a great photograph of Jane!

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