Celebrating Seven Centuries of Dante Alighieri.
World-renowned Italian poet, Dante Alighieri, has inspired writers and artists around the globe. To celebrate his 700th anniversary in September 2021, Divining Dante, a new anthology of poetry responding to Dante’s Divine Comedy was published by Recent Work Press.
20 of the contributors, including poets from Ireland and Italy, recorded their poems for inclusion in the poetry jukebox. Some poems are read in English, some in Italian, but all have Dante as their focus.
Italy: Antonella Anedda, Moira Egan and Massimo Gezzi
UK: Philip Goss, Anthony Vahni Capildeo and Maura Dooley
Ireland: Eleanor Hooker, Eileen Ni Chuilleanin, Joseph Woods and Mary O’Donnell
US: Cindy Frenkel and Jacqueline Osherow
Australia: Merlinda Bobis, Felicity Plunkett and Adrian Caesar
Singapore: Theophilus Kwek and Marc Nair
India: Mamang Dai Irwan, Alan Sealy and Vivek Naraya