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Seamus Heaney’s Portrait of the Young Wordsworth September 1, 2016: If you’ve ever been curious about what Seamus Heaney thought of the young William Wordsworth and his development as a poet, well, LitHub is doing you a solid (by way of Faber & Faber). [...] by

WSJ Considers Seamus Heaney’s Relationship to Book VI of the ‘Aeneid’ August 19, 2016: According to WSJ’s Christopher Carroll, Seamus Heaney’s connection to Book VI of the “Aeneid” deepened as he searched for solace after his father’s death and the deaths [...] by

Seamus Heaney Visitor Center to Open With Help From His Family May 20, 2016: BBC News reports that a new visitors’ center dedicated to the life and memory of Seamus Heaney is due to open in September, built on the site of a former police station in Bellaghy in County [...] by

Marina Abramović Hearts Zbigniew Herbert, Demi Moore Reads Tennyson, and More Celebrities on Their Favorite Poetry March 21, 2016: In the new issue of O Magazine, 24 celebs and writers discuss their favorite poetry! Included in the feature are Demi Moore, who adores Alfred Tennyson’s “Flower in the Crannied [...] by

Seamus Heaney’s Last Words September 14, 2015: Seamus Heaney’s son, Mick Heaney, contributes an insightful glance at the convention of “last words.” He uses the last words of his father, Seamus Heaney, as one example. From Irish [...] by

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