Mary O'Malley (poet)

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Mary O'Malley (born 1954, Connemara, Ireland) is an Irish poet.

Life[edit]

Mary O’Malley was educated at University College, Galway. She spent many years living in Portugal before returning to Ireland in the late 1980s, and beginning a poetry career in 1990.

She lives near the village of Moycullen.[1] She teaches on the MA in Writing at the National University of Ireland, Galway.[2][3]

Her work has been published in Krino, Poetry Ireland, The Seneca Review, Atlanta Review, Da Braake Honde, Lictungen, The Lifelines Anthology and the Review of Irish American Studies.[4]

She read at the 2009 Dublin Book Festival.[5][5]

Awards[edit]

  • Hennessey Award winner in 1990
  • 13th annual Lawrence O'Shaughnessy Award, 2009[1]

Works[edit]

Books[edit]

  • A Consideration of Silk, Salmon Poetry Galway, 1990
  • Where the Rocks Float, Salmon, Galway, 1993
  • The Knife in the Wave, Salmon Co.Clare, 1997
  • Asylum Road, Salmon Publishing, 2001
  • The Boning Hall (New & Selected), Carcanet Press, Manchester, 2002
  • A Perfect V, Carcanet Press, Manchester, 2006.

Anthology[edit]

  • Three Irish Poets, Carcanet Press Ltd. 2003 ISBN 978-1-85754-683-5
  • SALMON: A Journey in Poetry 1981-2007, edited by Jessie Lendennie [6]
  • The Making of a Poem: a Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms, edited by Eavan Boland and Mark Strand, W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint edition (April 2001)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "Carcanet Press - Mary O'Malley". Carcanet.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-08-19. 
  3. ^ "Poetry Initiative: Featured Poets". Sc.edu. 2008-01-22. Retrieved 2013-08-19. 
  4. ^ "mary_o_malley". Conference.campusengage.ie. Retrieved 2013-08-19. 
  5. ^ a b [2][dead link]
  6. ^ Higgins, Kevin (2007-11-23). "Over The Edge: Galway launch of SALMON: A Journey in Poetry 1981-2007, edited by Jessie Lendennie". Overtheedgeliteraryevents.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2013-08-19. 

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