Derek Mahon: What Is Meant By Home

Derek Mahon: What Is Meant By Home

Regarded by many as 'the poets' poet, Derek Mahon has written some of the most admired and respected contemporary poetry in the English language, winning numerous awards for his work including the prestigious David Cohen Prize for a lifetime achievement in literature. He has produced in excess of twenty collections of poetry, has adapted literary novels for film and Television and has worked as a literary journalist for many Irish and UK newspapers and magazines. This documentary traces Mahon's life, influences, poetic themes and issues.

Contact

Production Company:

  • Caranna Productions
  • tel: +353 1 285 4232, +353 87 23 55 939
  • email: roger.greene@iadt.ie