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Fan club stuff, including Heaney's bio, info about tours of his hometown, and some pictures.
Check out Heaney on the Nobel Foundation's website. Here you'll find a brief biography, Heaney's Nobel lecture, a copy of his Nobel diploma, and more.
A brief biography of Seamus Heaney.
A video lecture from MIT World. Heaney is a guest speaker and reads some of his poetry.
Heaney interviewed by Charlie Rose after he won the Nobel Prize. Over a decade ago!
Tom Cole reads "Blackberry-Picking" on NPR's All Things Considered.
A 2008 NPR interview with Seamus Heaney. He discusses his life and work.
Some red and purple blackberries, of course!
This is what the boy in the poem might look like picking berries.
You really do get messy when you pick blackberries.
"Blackberry-Picking" first appeared in this book, published in 1966.
A collection of poems by Heaney from 1966-1996, including good ol' "Blackberry-Picking."