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Poetry Ireland Review Tributes Seamus Heaney in Special Issue March 2, 2015: The Guardian has the scoop on a new “tribute album” celebrating the work of the late Seamus Heaney, published as a dedicated issue of Poetry Ireland Review. Editor Vona Groarke approached 50 [...] by

Faber to Publish New Seamus Heaney Collection in Late 2014 August 25, 2014: A new companion volume to Seamus Heaney’s New and Selected Poems 1966-1987 is set to be published by Faber & Faber later this year. The posthumous collection, which Heaney was working on up [...] by

Poets Gather to Remember Seamus Heaney November 13, 2013: The New York Times reports on the ongoing remembrances and events celebrating Seamus Heaney, who died in August at the age of 74. When Seamus Heaney died in August, at 74, he was hailed as a poet of [...] by

At FSG: Frank Bidart, Tracy K. Smith, Henri Cole & Many Others Remember Seamus Heaney September 9, 2013: At The FSG blog, Work in Progress, a celebration of the life and work of Seamus Heaney, who died last week at the age of 74. From the intro, by Christopher Richards: Seamus Heaney’s death last week [...] by

Remembering Seamus Heaney August 30, 2013: What I have to say is personal, a string of little anecdotes that will make, I hope, a complex kind of knot. Seamus Heaney’s ability to go all the way to the bottom of a subject (and the bottom [...] by

Nobel Prize Winning Poet Seamus Heaney Dies at 74 August 30, 2013: We awoke to the sad news this morning that Seamus Heaney has died. In the coming days we know there will be ample tributes and remembrances. For now, the RTE News in Ireland reports: The [...] by

Titian Poems Revealed: Work by Heaney, Shapcott, Paterson, Armitage, and More July 17, 2012: A few weeks ago, we pointed out a British exhibition in which dancers, musicians, and poets celebrate the 16th-century Italian painter Titian. Today, Granta posted a series of poems from [...] by

Seamus Heaney, Carol Ann Duffy, Simon Armitage and More to Celebrate Renaissance Artist Titian July 3, 2012: In an exciting marriage of art, dance, music, and poetry, the London Ballet and the National Gallery have joined forces with notable poets to celebrate Titian, a 16th-century Italian painter. [...] by

Heaney and Bono Down by the Churchyard June 20, 2012: What happens when Ireland’s top-grossing bandleader rubs shoulders with Ireland’s top poet? A photo op, for starters. A few days ago, Mr. Bono popped in to hear Seamus Heaney read at a [...] by

Can Andrew Motion cure verse-drama’s identity issues? March 2, 2011: And does he need to? With the news that Andrew Motion has turned playwright, The Guardian’s Andrew Haydon questions his own knee-jerk response that poetry and theater can’t mix. In fact, [...] by