Award-winning poet and writer



  • Wednesday,  6 January - 7.00 pm (Australian AEST): Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) - Produced by Aine de Paor and featuring poetry and prose readings, drama and music celebrating Irish-Australian heritage by writer, Gabrielle Carey; poet, Anne Casey; singers/musicians,  Rosie McDonald, Julie McFarland, Jacqui McPhee and other artists - sponsored by the Irish National Association of Australasia  as part of the Baile as Baile  project.  This is a live, in-person event. Venue: The Gaelic Club Sydney, 64 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia.

  • Wednesday, 6 January - 7.00 pm (Irish time): Days of Clear Light Launch Party  - launching an anthology to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Salmon Poetry, edited by Nessa O'Mahony and Alan Hayes, with foreword by President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins. Online via Facebook and Zoom. VIEW A VIDEO OF THE LAUNCH PARTY AND READINGS

           BRIGID 2021:

  • Thursday, 25 February - 7.00 pm (LONDON TIME) - Launch of 'The Lost Letters of Flann O'Brien'  hosted by Liverpool John Moores University, to be conducted online via Zoom due to COVID. (Note: This event occurs on Friday, 26 February at 6.00 am Australian AEST.) View video of event.

  • Sunday, 21 March - from 12.30 pm - Australian Citizenship Ceremony at St Patrick's Day Festival  - Anne Casey will read poetry as part of this ceremony hosted by the St Patrick's Day Festival Committee and featuring guest speakers including Senator Deborah O'Neill; Sneha Chatterjee, Regional Director, New South Wales Department of Home Affairs (on behalf of Minister Peter Dutton, MP); Brendan Keiran; and Karen Murphy - with musical entertainment by Short & Sweet.

  • Thursday, 25 March - from 8.30 pm (SYDNEY TIME) -Launch of Globalisation anthology  produced by Kelly Van Nelson, featuring readings by contributors including Anne Casey.

  • Saturday, 27 March - from 9.00 am (SYDNEY TIME) -Ireland Calling  radio program on Sydney Radio 2RDJ FM: Live in-studio interview by Catherine Crosse with Anne Casey, including selected music and poetry readings. Listen live worldwide on: Ireland Calling - Radio 2RDJ

  • Thursday, 29 April  -  Celebrating Poetry Day Ireland: 'Poetry is Borderless',  a transnational event curated by Amy Barry, featuring music and poetry readings by poets, Amy Barry, Anne Casey, Jude Cowan Montague, Maria Miraglia, Leyla Isik, Malik Crumpler, Tanya Ko, Fahredin Shehu, Res Burman, Pamela Vandall, Clara Burghelea, Sven Kretzschmar and Sheila Fitzpatrick O'Donnel

Readings & EVENTS 2021

Full details of readings and events where Anne Casey and/or her work will feature during 2021 will be added via links once announced by individual organisers.​​​​​