Poetry Contest Winners and Taste of Yeats Summer School 2014

The Yeats Society of New York is pleased to announce the program for the 2014 Taste of Ireland’s Yeats Summer School and Yeats Poetry Prize winners. Click here for the program of our annual “Taste of the Yeats Summer School,” Saturday April 5 at NYU’s

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Update on Poetry Competition and Upcoming Events

Last call: Deadline for our poetry competition is February 1. Judge: Jessica Greenbaum. First prize $500, second $250, honorable mentions. Unpublished poems in English up to 60 lines on any subject, each (judged separately) typed on an 8½ x 11-inch sheet without author’s name; attach

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John Quinn and the revolutionary Armory Show of 1913

A good case can be made that no one was more responsible than New York lawyer John Quinn, the Noble Buyer,  for the success of the International Exhibition of Modern Art of 1913.  He became intimately involved with the planning and organization of this legendary

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Winners of iYeats 2013 announced at Prestigious Event

The much awaited results of the 2013 iYeats Poetry Competition were announced on Saturday August 3rd as part of an evening of poetry and music at Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo, Republic of Ireland. Those gathered had cause to celebrate as the event also marked the

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Book Launch SORRY FOR YOUR TROUBLES

On September 24th, 6PM, the Society marks the launch of Sorry For your Troubles by Pádraig Ó Tuama from Canterbury Press, in cooperation with the 1st Irish Theatre Festival Sorry For your Troubles by Padraig O Tuama In cooperation with the 1st Irish Theatre Festival.

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Theater Party for Behan Play, Sept. 18th

Wednesday at 8PM, a Society theater party U.S. premiere of Janet Behan’s new play about her uncle’s adventures in New York: Brendan at the Chelsea. Adrian Dunbar (My Left Foot) stars and directs a cast of five. The production from Belfast’s Lyric Theatre runs September

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Taste of Yeats Summer School May 4th

‘A Taste of the Yeats Summer School’ will be held this year on May 4th 10AM-5PM at NYU Glucksman Ireland House, One Washington Mews (Fifth Avenue between Washington Square and 8 Street) This annual event is an all-day program evoking spirit of the school in

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Poetry Contest Awards presented April 1st. (No fooling!)

On April 1st, commencing National Poetry Month, the awards for this year’s Yeats Society Poetry Contest will be presented in a ceremony at Barnes and Noble, Union Square. Commencing at 6:30, there will be readings of the winning poems, and contest judge Bill Zavatsky will

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Updated 2013 Calendar

The updated calendar of events for the remainder of the 2013 season is available. Among other occasions are the theater party for Teresa Deevy’s Katie Roche on March 14th; an evening with Mike Scott of The Waterboys on March 22nd;the presentation of the M.L. Rosenthal

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Theater Party: Thursday March 14th. Time correction

Note that the time is 7PM, not 8 as previously announced. Theater Party: Teresa Deevy’s Katie Roche The play was originally produced at the Abbey Theatre in 1936, the sixth of Deevy’s (1894-1963) works to be presented there in Yeats’s lifetime. Lennox Robinson, who directed

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