Interview about Migrant Shores in The Poetry Programme RTÉ – Radio 1 (Ireland).
Olivia O’Leary meets Manuela Palacios, editor of Migrant Shores, an anthology of work by Irish, Moroccan and Galician poets, published by Salmon Poetry. Manuela reads a poem by Moroccan poet Aicha Bassry, while Sarah Clancy reads her translation of the poem and the one she wrote in response.
26TH AEMI CONFERENCE
European migrant diasporas and cultural identities
Consello da Cultura Galega
Santiago de Compostela
28-30 Sep / 1 Oct
Thursday 29, Sep.
Manuela Palacios, María Xesús Nogueira Pereira, Margarita Estévez Saá and María Jesus Lorenzo Modia:
Parallels between contemporary Galician and Irish migrant diasporas.
Manuela Palacios spoke about the poetic relations between Galicia and Ireland and the subsequent projects derived from this topic. Patrick Loughnane presented an overview on contemporary Irish poetry. Finally, Manuela Palacios, Patrick Loughnane and the Galician poet, Gonzalo Hermo, read some poems by Irish writers in English, Gaelic and Galician.