Poets for Palestine, Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Tuesday 7 December 2023, 7.30pm: Jane will join Eiléan Ni Chuilleanáin, Jessica Traynor, Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe, Mustafa Keshkeia, Majed Mujed, Seán Hewitt and special guest Stephen Rea for an evening of music and poetry to raise funds for Medical Aid for Palestinians. Bookings here.

T S Eliot Prize Readings, Royal Festival Hall, London, Sunday 14 January 2024, 7pm: As one of the ten shortlisted poets for the T S Eliot Prize 2023, Jane will take part in this event hosted by Ian McMillan. Bookings here.

Recent Events

Jane gave a reading with Canadian poet, Patrick James Errington at the Push the Boat Out Festival in Edinburgh on 25 November.

The Embassy of Ireland, The Netherlands hosted a poetry reading by Jane Clarke and Niamh McNally in The Hague on 23 November, following their reading in Brussels the previous evening hosted by The Embassy of Ireland and Northern Ireland Executive Office, Belgium.

Jennie Wyse Power Commemorations, November 2023: Jane read three new poems at a commemorative event in Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow as part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme. The poems, commissioned by Wicklow Arts Office, are inspired by Jennie Wyse Power, suffragist, nationalist & entrepreneur 1858  - 1941. A line from one of the poems is stitched into the commemorative tapestry by Sarah Bracken Soper which is now on permanent display in Baltinglas library. 

Windfall, Irish Nature Poems to Inspire and Connect: a new anthology of Irish nature poetry, edited by Jane Clarke, illustrated by Jane Carkill and published by Hachette Ireland, was launched 7 November.

Jane read from her new pamphlet Coracle in the Museum of Literature Ireland on 3 November. Coracle is a limited edition MoLI publication of ten poems on the theme of biodiversity loss and restoration.

 As one of five shortlisted poets for the Best Collection Prize Jane took part in the Forward Prizes Ceremony in Leeds Playhouse on 16 October 2023.

Jane joined Jack Talty, Dan Saladino and Max Jones for an evening of poetry, music & storytelling celebrating farming heritage at the Burrenbeo Winterage Festival, 2023.

Jane and naturalist Anja Murray were in conversation with Kerri Ní Dochartaigh on the theme of giving attention as a radical action: Climate Readers Day in DLR Library,, 20 October 2023.

Jane gave a writing workshop and a reading at the Way with Words Festival in Blessington Library on 13 October 2023.

Jane and piper James Mahon led a poetry & music walk in the National Botanic Gardens, Kilmacurragh, Co. Wicklow on 13 October 2023.

Jane read new poems inspired by nationalists and land activists Anna Parnell & Jennie Wyse Power for the Parnell Society Symposium, October 2023

Jane was in Washington DC, Philadelphia and Princeton in September 2023 to launch her new collection, A Change in the Air. Jane's books are distributed in the USA via Consortium Books Sales.

Jane took part in An Afterwards: A Celebration of Seamus Heaney at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin on Sunday 3 September 2023.

Jane gave an online reading and interview on Rattlecast in August 2023. 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. 

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 in June 2023

Belfast Book Festival: 'Writing Home' - Jane took part in a panel discussion in the Crescent Arts Centre in 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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