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Two Debutants: Victoria Kennefick & Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe

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Victoria Kennefick & Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe (moderated by Maya C. Popa)

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Victoria Kennefick is a poet, writer and teacher from Shanagarry, Co. Cork now based in Co. Kerry. She holds a doctorate in English from University College Cork and studied at Emory University and Georgia College and State University as part of a Fulbright Scholarship. Her first collection, Eat Or We Both Starve, was published by Carcanet this year. Her pamphlet, White Whale (Southword Editions, 2015), won the Munster Literature Centre Fool for Poetry Chapbook Competition and the Saboteur Award for Best Poetry Pamphlet. Her work has appeared in Poetry, The Poetry Review, PN Review, Poetry Ireland Review, The Stinging Fly, Poetry News, Prelude, Copper Nickel, The Irish Times, Ambit, bath magg, Banshee and elsewhere. Buy Eat or We Both Starve from Carcanet.

Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe is a poet, pacifist and fabulist. Born in India, she grew up across the Middle East, Europe and North America, before calling Ireland home. Founder of the Play It Forward Fellowships, she is poetry editor at Skein Press and Fallow Media, and contributing editor with The Stinging Fly. She is a recipient of the Next Generation Artist Award in Literature from the Arts Council of Ireland and the inaugural Ireland Chair of Poetry Student Award. Her debut poetry collection, Auguries of a Minor God, is forthcoming from Faber & Faber in July 2021. Preorder Auguries of a Minor God from Waterstones and visit the poet's website.

Maya C. Popa (moderator) (b. 1989) is the author of American Faith (runner-up in the Kathryn A. Morton Prize judged by Ocean Vuong and recipient of the North American Book Prize), as well as two chapbooks, You Always Wished the Animals Would Leave and The Bees Have Been Canceled (PBS Summer Choice). She is the recipient of awards from the Poetry Foundation, the Oxford Poetry Society, the Hippocrates Society in London, and the Munster Literature Centre in Cork, Ireland, among others. Popa is the Poetry Reviews Editor at Publishers Weekly and teaches poetry at NYU. She is director of creative writing at the Nightingale-Bamford school where she oversees visiting writers, workshops, and readings. Buy American Faith from the Poetry Book Society and visit the poet's website.

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