An award-winning poet, Curtis has published ten warmly received collections. His most recent titles are Folk (Arc Publications 201I); Pony with drawings and painting by David Lilburn (Occasional Press 2013); Approximately in the Key of C (Arc Publications 2015) and Currach, with photographs by Liam Blake. In 2003 he was awarded the Varuna Exchange Fellowship to Australia. In May of this year, Curtis is being awarded the prestigious Lawrence O’Shaughnessy Award for Poetry (USA).
He has also been awarded the Irish National Poetry Prize and has read his poetry to great acclaim all over the world. He is a member of Aosdána.
Tony will read at The Poetry Gathering on Thursday.