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A Reading by Mary O'Malley

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 7 – 8:05pm

A Reading by Mary O'Malley

An evening Arts Council Irish Writer Fellow in the Oscar Wilde Centre, Mary O'Malley organised by the School of English. 

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Mary O'Malley is one of Ireland's leading contemporary poets. She has published eight books of poetry, including Valparaiso (Carcanet, 2012), which arose from her residency on the national marine research ship, and Playing The Octopus (Carcanet, 2016). Her ninth collection, Gaudent Angeli, will be published by Carcanet in April 2019. She is also working on a memoir of childhood, and essays on place.

Her work has been translated into several languages, and Donde Las Piedras Flotan, a selection of her poems translated into Spanish, was published in 2018 by Olifante Press. She was joint winner of the Eigse Michael Hartnett Award 2018, and was presented with an award in recognition of excellence in poetry in Soria, Spain in August 2018. Other awards for her poetry in Ireland and the US include the Heimboldt Award 2013. She is a member of Aosdána, and she writes and broadcasts regularly for RTÉ radio. She was the 2016 Frank Mc Court /Arts Council Writer-in-Residence at the University of Limerick, and she teaches on the MA in Writing at NUI Galway.

Room: Neill Lecture Theatre
Event Type: Arts and Culture, Lectures and Seminars, Public, Special events
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public
Cost: Free (but registration is required)
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