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Thursday, 15th September 2022

Himalayan poet Yuyustu Sharma returns to Drogheda

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Yuyustu Sharma reading in Sarsfields last year.

Drogheda Creative Writers and Droichead Arts Centre are hosting an afternoon of poetry with Himalayan poet Yuyustu Sharma in the Droichead Arts Centre cafe at 2pm on Sunday 2nd October.

Yuyustu performed in the Sarsfields Bar in Drogheda last October to a captive audience and are delighted to welcome him back. Local poets will get a chance to share a poem.   

World renowned Nepalese poet Yuyustu Sharma has published nine poetry collections and is the recipient of fellowships and Grants from the Rockefeller Foundation, Ireland Literature Exchange, Trubar Foundation in Slovenia and many more across the globe.

A widely travelled writer and poet, he has performed and conducted creative writing workshops in North America and Europe. He currently edits Pratik: A quarterly magazine of contemporary writing, showcasing poets from around the world. 

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All are welcome to attend and hear Yuyustu Sharma perform. If you would like to read a poem at the event, please arrive 15 minutes before the start so your name can be added to the list.

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