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Leanne O'Sullivan comes from the Beara Peninsula in West Cork and was educated at University College Cork. She has published two collections, both from Bloodaxe Books, Waiting for My Clothes (2004) and Cailleach: The Hag of Beara (2009). She has been anthologised in collections such as The New Irish Poets (ed. Selina Guinness) and Best Irish Poetry (ed. Matthew Sweeney). In 2010 she received the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, which is administered by the Oscar Wilde Centre for Irish Writing based at Trinity School of English. Residencies and festival readings have taken her to France, India and China, amongst other locations. In 2010 she received the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, which is administered by the Oscar Wilde Centre for Irish Writing based at Trinity School of English. Her latest collection is Cailleach: The Hag of Beara published by Bloodaxe (2009).

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Patrick CotterBorn Cork, 1963. Writer and publisher. Educated at UCC, he has published several chapbooks of his poems including The Misogynist’s Blue Nightmare (Raven Arts Press), A Socialist’s Dozen (Three Spires Press), and The True Story of Aoife and Lir’s Children & other poems (Three Spires Press). His first collection, Perplexed Skin, was published by Arlen Press in 2008. His second collection, Making Music, was published in early 2009 by Three Spires Press.

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