A great tree has fallen in the forest: Arvon mourns Seamus Heaney

Listed on August 30, 2013 in Blogs!

From Ruth Borthwick, Chief Executive, Arvon We at Arvon are shocked to hear that Seamus Heaney has died suddenly. Seamus was a huge supporter of Arvon, which he encountered through his friendship with Ted Hughes. In 1981 Seamus agreed to judge, with Ted, Charles Causley and Philip Larkin, the inaugural Arvon International Poetry Competition. Entries trickled […]