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The Poets' House

The Poets' House, 80 Portmuck Road, Portmuck, Islandmagee, County Antrim BT40 3 TP, Northern Ireland. Telephone (09603) 82646.
[The Poets' House].
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Main Creator: Simmons, James, 1933-2001.
Contributors: Fitzpatrick-Simmons, Janice, 1954-
Summary:Poster [designed by an unknown artist] featuring an image of several manuscripts and pens on a table, in front of a window that has a view that looks out onto Portmuck harbour. James Simmons, (1933-2001) and his third wife Janice Fitzpatrick (born Boston, 1954), established 'The Poet’s House' at Portmuck, Islandmagee (Co. Antrim) on 14 Dec. 1989, as a centre for the study, writing and celebration of contemporary poetry and offering degrees endorsed by Lancaster University (it moved latterly in Falcarragh, Co. Donegal, where the study of Gaelic poetry was added to the syllabus). Visiting poets included Seamus Heaney, Paul Durcan and Carol Ann Duffy.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: [S.l. : s.n., n.d., ca. 1989 -1996?].
Notes:This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.

Physical description: 1 poster : col. ill. ; 63.5 x 44.9 cm..

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EPH F1095
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