It was such an honour to be invited to read at the Velestovo Poetry Night in Macedonia – and to be included in the anthology of 11 Irish poets translated by Julijana Velichkovska and Vasilka Pemova.
On Saturday night we read outdoors at beautiful Velestovo; here is me with Katerina Petreska who read the Macedonian translations:
Many thanks to Culture Ireland for supporting the trip
Our hosts, Julijana and Jovan, looked after us incredibly well, enabling some great discussions over long lunches and late dinners:
Many happy memories of my time in Velestovo, looking out over Lake Ohrid…