Gabriel Rosenstock &
Gabriel Rosenstock & Garry MacKenzie
13 February 2021
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File, fear Haiku, úrscéalaí, gearrscéalaí agus aistritheoir, rugadh Gabriel Rosenstock sa bhliain 1949 i gCill Fhíonáin, Co. Luimnigh agus is céimí é de chuid Coláiste na hOllscoile, Corcaigh. Duine d’fhilí “Innti” a chlaochlaigh filíocht na Gaeilge le linn na 1970í, scríobhann sé as Gaeilge don gcuid is mó agus is údar nó aistritheoir é ar bhreis agus 50 leabhar. A chnuasaigh filíochta is déanaí ná Bliain an Bhandé (Year of the Goddess), The Dedalus Press, 2007), Sasquatch (Arlen House, 2014) agus Glengower: Poems for No One in Irish and English (The Onslaught Press, 2018). Is ball é d’Aosdána agus cónaíonn sé i nDún Laoghaire, Co. Bhaile Átha Cliath.
A poet, hakuist, novelist, short-story writer and translator, Gabriel Rosenstock was born in 1949 in Kilfinane, Co Limerick and is a graduate of University College Cork. One of the “Innti” poets that transformed Irish-language poetry in the 1970s, he writes primarily in Irish and is the author or translator of over 50 major books. His most recent collections of poetry are Bliain an Bhandé (Year of the Goddess), The Dedalus Press, 2007), Sasquatch (Arlen House, 2014) and Glengower: Poems for No One in Irish and English (The Onslaught Press, 2018). He is a member of Aosdána and lives in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin.
Garry MacKenzie is a poet and non-fiction writer based in Fife. His poetry has been published in journals and anthologies including Antlers of Water, The Clearing, The Compass Magazine and Dark Mountain. He was awarded an Emerging Scottish Writer Residency at Cove Park in 2019, and is a recipient of a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award. He has won the Robert McLellan Poetry Competition and the Wigtown Poetry Competition, and his book Scotland: a Literary Guide for Travellers is published by I.B. Tauris. He has a PhD in contemporary landscape poetry, and teaches creative writing and literature. His first collection of poetry, Ben Dorain: a conversation with a mountain (with Introductions by Kathleen Jamie and Meg Bateman) was published by The Irish Pages Press in January 2021.