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USA Readings


As part of the Bradshaw Books-Tigh Filí tour of the USA, funded by Culture Ireland, Project Manager Jamie O’Connell was able to present Adolescence 2 at five venues that spanned both coasts of America. Parcels of Adolescence 2 were shipped to the USA in advance of these dates, where they received a huge response, selling out of all copies by the time the tour ended on the 17th of November.

Moe’s Books, Berkeley, California (8 November)

The evening was hosted by noted local poet and Literary Curator of Moe’s Books, Owen Hill.

Adolescence 2 available for sale in Moe's Books

Poet Owen Hill introduces Bradshaw Books

Jamie O'Connell reads from Adolescence 2

Jamie O'Connell reads from Adolescence 2

Irish Cultural Center, San Francisco, California (9 November)

Diarmuid Philpott (President of the United Irish Societies in San Francisco) hosts a Bradshaw Books evening. Consul General of Ireland, Gerry Staunton launches the Cork Literary Review, while Jamie O’Connell reads highlights from publications by Bradshaw Books, notably Adolescence 2.

Adolescence 2 for sale at the Irish Cultural Center

Diarmuid Philpott opens the evening at the Center

Jamie O'Connell reads from Adolescence 2

Jamie O'Connell reads from Adolescence 2

Director of Poetry Ireland, Joseph Woods reads his work at the event

iBAM! Festival/Book Fair, IHC, Chicago (13 November)

As part of a weekend of music and literature, Bradshaw Books presented both the Cork Literary Review and Adolescence 2 at the iBAM! Festival. Jamie O’Connell read highlights from Arana’s collection, while Director of Poetry Ireland, Joseph Woods, read a sample of poetry from the Cork Literary Review Volume XIV.

Bradshaw Books at the iBAM! Book Fair

Joseph Woods reads a selection of his work

Jamie O'Connell reads Adolescence 2 as part of a Bradshaw Books presentation

Write on the Dot Writers’ Series, Boston (15 November)

As part of an evening of fiction and poetry, Jamie O’Connell presented the latest projects by Bradshaw Books, notably the translation of Manuel Arana’s work. Opening the evening was Professor Thomas O’Grady of the University of Massachusetts.

Guests arriving at Event

Jamie O'Connell reads to a full house.

Jamie O'Connell with Prof. O'Grady and the other readers at Write on the Dot

IAC, New York City (17 November)

As part of an evening of readings by Irish and American authors, Jamie O’Connell read a selection of poetry by Manuel Arana.

US poet Eleanor Wilner reads a selection of her work

Professor Greg Londe reads a selection of work

Jamie O'Connell reads from Adolescence 2

Jamie O'Connell reads from Adolescence 2

All of the events above would not have been possible without the support of the EACEA, The Arts Council of Ireland, Cork City Council and Culture Ireland. Though the US Tour is now finished, throughout January launches will be taking place throughout Ireland, notably in Dublin, Galway, Roscommon and Belfast. Check out our tour brochure for more information.