Mark Roper’s most recent poetry collection, Beyond Stillness, came out in October 2022. A new book with photographer Paddy Dwan, about the County Waterford coastline, will be out in October this year.
Mark Roper’s previous poetry collection Bindweed, (Dedalus Press, 2017), was shortlisted for The Irish Times Poetry Now Award. A Gather of Shadow (2012) was also shortlisted for that Award and won the Michael Hartnett Award in 2014. With photographer Paddy Dwan, he has published The River Book, The Backstrand, and Comeragh, books of image and text about the natural history of County Waterford. He has written the librettos for 2 operas composed by the late Eric Sweeney.
“Mark Roper’s trademark spare, spiritual response to the natural world is intensified in Beyond Stillness.” Martina Evans, The Irish Times. 29/10/2022.
This is a Free Event, but booking is essential.
Please contact Central Library on 051 849975 for bookings and further information.