American Poet Mark Doty takes up International Visiting Poetry Fellowship at Queen’s University

Award-winning American poet, Mark Doty, has taken up his post as the first International Visiting Poetry Fellow at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry at Queen’s University Belfast.

The Fellowship was created as part of Queen’s and the Arts Council’s joint ten-year Seamus Heaney Legacy project and is offered to a distinguished poet of international repute.

Mr Doty will present public readings, workshops and masterclasses for students at the University and will engage in outreach activities at the Seamus Heaney Homeplace in Bellaghy, the John O’Connor Literary Arts Festival and the Outburst Queer Arts Festival.

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