Seamus Heaney Tribute, August 27 in Cambridge

photo: Poetry Foundation

photo: Poetry Foundation


Seamus Heaney had a powerful influence on the poetry scene in and around Boston. As the anniversary of his death last year approaches, a group of poets — Doug Holder, Joan Houlihan, Fred Marchant and Daniel Tobin — pay tribute to him. The evening is hosted by Michael Steffen. If you would like to celebrate the man and the Nobel Prize winning poet, here are the  details:

Wednesday, August 27 at 7:30 pm 
Hosted by Michael Steffen
At First Church Congregationalist
11 Garden Street, beside the Sheraton Commander off Harvard Square Cambridge.
Suggested donation $3

Poets participating:

Doug Holder—Founder of the Ibbetson Street Press

Joan Houlihan—Founder of Concord Poetry Center & Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference

Fred Marchant— Founder of the Poetry Center –Suffolk University

Daniel Tobin—Professor of English at Emerson College