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Born of Irish-British descent, James Harpur studied Classics and English at university. He taught English on the island of Crete and then worked as a lexicographer. He is now a freelance writer and has had four poetry collections published by Anvil Press: A Vision of Comets (1993), The Monk¹s Dream (1996), Oracle Bones (2001) and The Dark Age (2007). His latest collection, The Dark Age, received the Michael Hartnett Annual Poetry Award 2009.

He is currently poetry editor of the Temenos Academy Review, a publication founded by the poet and William Blake scholar, Kathleen Raine, and of Southword. He lives near Clonakilty, Co. Cork. 

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Fiction Editor: Philip Ó Ceallaigh

Philip Ó Ceallaigh

Born in County Waterford, he has published two short story collections, Notes from a Turkish Whorehouse (London/Dublin, Penguin, 2006), for which he was awarded the Rooney Prize for Literature in 2006; and The Pleasant Light of Day (Penguin, 2009). He has lived and worked in Britain, Spain, Russia, the US, Kosovo, Georgia and Bucharest.

He will also serve as the judge of the 2009 Sean O'Faolain Short Story Competition sponsored by the Munster Literature Centre. Full details of the competition, including submission guidelines, are available on the Sean O'Faolain page.

 

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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.

His translations of the Estonian poet Andres Ehin are collected in the book Moosebeetle Swallow (Southword Editions). His play Beauty and the Stalker was produced at the Granary Theatre, Cork in 2000. In 1984 he was shortlisted for a Hennessy Award. Cotter was runner-up in the Patrick Kavanagh award in 1988. He is currently the Director of the Munster Literature Centre. www.patrickcotter.ie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
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