US Readings, 20 - 30 September 2023: Jane will give a number of readings from A Change in the Air in Washington DC, Philadelphia & Princeton. See details below. Jane's books are distributed in the USA via Consortium Book Sales.

St. John's Church, Lafayette Square, Washington DC, Sunday 24 September at 10am.  Jane & fellow Irish poets Katie Donovan & Catherine Phil MacCarthy will give a reading on the theme of how poetry helps us pay attention to the wonders and realities of our threatened world.

Mount Pleasant Library, Washington DC, Sunday 24 September, 2.30 - 4pm: Jane & fellow Irish poets Katie Donovan & Catherine Phil MacCarthy will give a reading. 

Villanova University, Philadelphia, USA: Jane & fellow Irish poets, Catherine Phil MacCarthy & Katie Donovan will give a reading at the Centre for Irish Studies, Speakers Corner, Falvey Library, Monday, 25 September at 5pm.

Stuart Country Day of the Sacred Heart High School, Princeton, Tuesday 26 September at 10amJane & fellow Irish poets Katie Donovan & Catherine Phil MacCarthy will discuss and read poetry with the students.

Trinity Episcopal Church, Tuesday 26 September at 4pmJane & fellow Irish poets Katie Donovan & Catherine Phil MacCarthy will give a reading.

The Library of Congress, Washington DC, Wednesday 27 September: Grace Cavalieri will interview Jane for her long-running series The Poet and The Poem.

Global Irish Studies Department, Georgetown University, Thursday 28 September: Jane will have readings and conversation hosted by Associate Professor Cóilín Parsons.

New York University Campus, Washington DC, Friday 29 September at 7.30pm: Ron Charles, book critic with The Washington Post, will host a public interview with Jane.

Parnell Society Ivy Day Symposium, Friday 6 October 2023, 8.15 pm: Jane will read at the symposium in the Woodenbridge Hotel, Co. Wicklow. She will read new work inspired by the Ladies Land League and the lives of Anna Parnell & Jennie Wyse Power. 

Way With Words Festival, Friday 13 October 2023: Jane will give a writing workshop and a reading with fellow-Wicklow writers, Eithne Hand & David Butler, in Blessington Library. More details to follow.

Forward Prizes Ceremony, Leeds Playhouse, Monday 16 October 2023: As short-listed poet for the Best Collection Prize Jane will take part in the Forward Prizes Ceremony.

Burren Winterage Weekend, 27 - 29 October 2023: Jane will read at the Burrenbeo Trust Winterage Weekend, a celebration of the Burren's farming tradition of winterage. Details to follow.

Museum of Literature Ireland, 3 November 2023: Jane will read at the November 'First Fridays' event to celebrate the MoLI publication of her new sequence of poems responding to biodiversity loss.

Irish Embassy, Brussels, 22 November 2023: Jane will read alongside poet Niamh McNally

Push the Boat Out International Poetry Festival, Edinburgh, Saturday 25 November 2023: Jane will read alongside Scottish-Canadian poet & academic, Patrick Errington. 

Roundwood Historical Society, Saturday 18 November 2023: Jane will launch the Roundwood Historical Society Journal in Roundwood, Co. Wicklow.

Recent Events, 2023

Jane took part in An Afterwards: A Celebration of Seamus Heaney at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin on Sunday 3 September.

Jane gave an online reading and interview on Rattlecast on 21 August. It was hosted by Timothy Green, editor of Rattle poetry journal, and is available on YouTube here

Jane gave an online reading with US poets Jodie Hollander & Timothy Steele to mark the US publication of A Change in the Air on 8 August 2023. The reading was hosted by Suzanne Lummis & Jeremy Ra who are based in Los Angeles.

West Cork Literary Festival 2023: Jane gave a joint reading with poet Dylan Brennan in the Bantry House Tearoom on 10 July. 

Pride Poetry: Jane read her poems at Dublin Pride Festival on 24 June 2023.

May & June 2013: The publication of A Change in the Air was celebrated at launch events in Hodges Figgis, Dublin, Bridge Street Books, Wicklow, Glenmalure Lodge, Wicklow and West Greenwich Library, London.

Dundalk Writers: Jane gave a workshop and a reading in Dundalk Library on 17 June 2023

Belfast Book Festival: 'Writing Home' - Jane took part in a panel discussion in the Crescent Arts Centre on 16 June 2023.

Poetry at the Lexicon, Dun Laoghaire: Jane gave a reading alongside US poet Jodie Hollander and Dublin-based poet from India, Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan in May 2023. 

The Miners' Way Poetry & Story: Historian Joan Kavanagh & Jane led a hill walk along the Miners' Way, Co. Wicklow for Poetry Day Ireland 2023. 

Pride Poets: Jane gave a reading at Pride Poets in Street 66, Dublin, April 2023. 

Cork World Book Festival 2023: Jane and Eva Griffen read their work from the acclaimed anthology 'Queering the Green', hosted by poet and editor Paul Maddern in the Triskel Theatre in April 2023. 

StAnza Poetry Festival: Jane gave two readings at the StAnza Poetry Festival in St. Andrew's, Scotland in March 2023.

Poetry Encounters: Jane read from her work and shared insights with visual artist Felicity Clear in the Butler Gallery in association with Poetry Ireland, March 2023.

St. Brigid's Arts Festival, Kilteel 2023: Jane read her newly commissioned poem to mark Brigid 1500.

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