Susan Millar DuMars

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Susan Millar DuMars, Irish-American poet, born Philadelphia, 1966.

Millar DuMars was born and raised in Philadelphia to a Belfast mother. In 1997 she visited Galway during the Galway Arts Festival, and has since made the city her home. Her husband is the poet Kevin Higgins; the couple have organised the 'Over the Edge' reading series and facilitated creative writing workshops throughout Galway since 2003. She also teaches creative writing classes at the Galway Arts Centre, GTI and GMIT and for the Brothers of Charity's Away With Words project.

In 2009 DuMars and Higgins were the subject of a short documentary by Des Kilbane called 'Rhyming Couplet', which was screened at the 2009 Galway Film Fleadh.

Bibliography[edit]

  • American Girls, 2007.
  • Big Pink Umbrella, 2008.
  • Dreams for Breakfast, 2010.
  • Lights in the Distance 2010

Podcasts[edit]

Susan is featured on the Irish podcasting site www.podcasts.ie where she talks about her work and what makes her write and also reads from her poetry collection at http://www.rte.ie/radio1/arena/programmes/2016/0420/783152-arena-wednesday-20-april-2016/?clipid=2162106

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