Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

School of English Research Seminar

Heather Bryant (Wellesley), Growing Up Loving Elizabeth Bowen

Heather Bryant is a specialist in twentieth- century British and Irish literature. She is also a writer. She has published a study of the influence of war on Elizabeth Bowen: How Will the Heart Endure, (University of Michigan Press); a novel, Through Your Hands and two poetry chapbooks, Cheap Grace and Lottery Ticket. Her new book of poems, “Compass Rose,” was published by the Finishing Line Press in 2016; her first full-length collection, “My Wedding Dress,” was published by the Finishing Line Press in December 2016. “Thunderstorm,” her second full-length collection of poems, is currently on presale at the Finishing Line Press. In addition, her sixth collection of poetry, “Eve’s Lament,” will be published by the Finishing Line Press in the fall of 2017. Her work of creative nonfiction about her grandparents in Shanghai during the 1920’s, “You Can’t Wrap Fire in Paper,” has just been accepted for publication. She will be a visiting writer in England during August of 2018, working on a project about women journalists during the Second World War.

Category: Public Lectures and Seminars: Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Time: 3-4pm
Location: Room 2.12 O'Rahilly Building
Target Audience: All welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Cliona O Gallchoir
021 4902664

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