Poetry Reading by Rita Anne Higgins
Monday / Dé Luain
Rita Ann Higgins was born and lives in Galway. Pathogens Love a Patsy: Pandemic and other Poems is her eleventh book of poetry. Our Killer City in 2019 (essays and poems) and a poetic memoir Hurting God in 2010 are all from Salmon.
Bloodaxe Books published several of her collections including; Throw in the Vowels: New and selected poems (2005), Ireland is Changing Mother (2011) and Tongulish (2016). She has written several plays.
In 2020 Rita Ann became the People’s Pandemic Poet for The Brendan O’Connor Show on RTE Radio 1.
In 2021 she received the Living Poets Society Award. She is a member of Aosdana.