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Harry Clifton B.A. (UCD), M.A. (UCD), Ireland Professor of Poetry 2010, Honorary D.Litt. 2011 (UCD),Adjunct Professor in Creative Writing

Harry Clifton was born in Dublin but has lived in Africa and Asia as well as more recently in Europe. Besides fiction, travel and the critical writings of Ireland and its Elsewheres, his collections of poems include Secular Eden: Paris Notebooks 1994-2004, The Winter Sleep of Captain Lemass, The Holding Centre: Selected Poems 1974-2004 and most recently Portobello Sonnets.  He has taught at Bremen and Bordeaux universities as well as at Trinity College and University College Dublin. He was Ireland Professor of Poetry from 2010 to 2013. He lives in Dublin.


Harry Clifton
School of English
Trinity Oscar Wilde Centre
21 Westland Row (Hamilton Bldg.)
Trinity College
Dublin 2


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