Proudly presenting our featured lineup of poets headlining our 2022 Festival!


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Paul Hetherington is Professor of Writing in the Faculty of Arts and Design at the University of Canberra and a distinguished Australian poet who has published 15 poetry collections, a verse novel and eleven chapbooks, with many awards and nominations.

Be sure not to miss Paul at the festival, September 22nd – 26th!

Martín Espada has published more than twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist and translator. His latest book of poems is called Floaters, winner of the 2021 National Book Award. A former tenant lawyer in Greater Boston, Espada is a professor of English at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Martín Espada will be joining us live via Zoom at Gorman House, Friday 23rd September at 9:30 am. Can’t make it to the venue? You can watch from home too! Link to come closer to the date!


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