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Irish Poet Paul Muldoon Reading at Emory in February


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Irish poet Paul Muldoon, who won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for his 2002 collection “Moy Sand and Gravel,” will give a reading at Glenn Memorial on the Emory University campus on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 4 p.m.

Although the event is open to the public at no charge, seating is limited and tickets are required.

Tickets (limit two per person) may be obtained starting at10 a.m. Jan. 22 through the box office at  Emory’s Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts; hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays.

Tickets may also be reserved online (tickets.arts.emory.edu) and by phone (404-727-5050) with a $4 per order service fee and the option to be mailed or held at will call. No tickets will be mailed afterFriday, Feb. 7. A limited number of tickets will be available starting Jan. 22 at four local independent bookstores: A Cappella Books, Charis Books & More, Eagle Eye Book Shop and Little Shop of Stories. Tickets (limit two per person) must be picked up in person at these locations.

Muldoon’s reading will coincide with the opening celebration of the exhibition “Seamus Heaney: The Music of What Happens ” at 5:30 p.m. in the Schatten Gallery at the Woodruff Library. As a student at Queen’s University in Belfast, Muldoon studied under Heaney, and the two became great friends. Muldoon gave the eulogy at the funeral for Heaney, who died Aug. 30, 2013. More information on the exhibition celebration is forthcoming.

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