Literature Residencies & Partnerships

Nithy Kasa: Poetry Ireland—I bhFad i gCéin

Presented by Poetry Ireland in association with Cave Canem and Irish Arts Center


Free 60 minutes

Thu, Nov 16, 2023




Irish Arts Center 
726 11th Avenue 
Hell's Kitchen, NYC


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The Congo-born, Dublin-based writer Nithy Kasa reads alongside Safia Jama. This event is the culmination of the New York City iteration of I bhFad i gCéin (“Far Afield”), the 2023 Poetry Ireland international residency program that immerses five accomplished Irish poets in locations around the globe.

This event will take place in the Irish Arts Center Library.




Presented with generous support from the Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation.

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