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Drucilla Wall 0

Wall, Drucilla

Drucilla Wall was born in Chicago and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her first collection is The Geese at the Gates (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2011). She teaches poetry and essay writing, and Native...

Eamonn Wall 0

Wall, Eamonn

Eamonn Wall was born in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford in 1955. He has published two chapbooks, The Tame Goose (New York, The Hale Press, 1990); and Fire Escape (New York, Sunken-Isle Press, 1988). His poetry...

Mervyn Wall 0

Wall, Mervyn

Mervyn Wall was born in Dublin in 1908. His main works include the novels The Unfortunate Fursey (London, the Pilot Press, 1946/New York, Crown Publishers, 1947); The Return of Fursey (London, The Pilot Press,...

William Wall 0

Wall, William

William Wall was born in Cork in 1955. His poetry collections are Mathematics & Other Poems* (Collins Press 1997), which won The Patrick Kavanagh Award and the Listowel Writers’ Week Collection Prize; Fahrenheit Says...

Catherine Walsh 0

Walsh, Catherine

Catherine Walsh was born in Dublin in 1964. Her poetry includes Macula (Dublin, Red Wheelbarrow Press, 1986); The Ca Pater Pillar Thing and More Besides (Dublin, hardPressed Poetry, 1986); Making Tents (hardPressed Poetry, 1987);...

Walsh, Michael 0

Walsh, Michael

Michael Walsh was born at Ben of Fore, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath. His poetry collections are Brown Earth and Green ([with a foreword by Katherine Tynan] Dublin, The Talbot Press, 1929); The Heart Remembers Morning...

Ian Watson 0

Watson, Ian

Ian Watson was born in Greenisland, Co. Antrim in 1946. His poetry collections are Kurzpass-Spiel (Bremen/Boston, Kellner Verlag, 2011), a German-language collection of poems and micro-prose on football; and Riverbank City (Hamburg, Blaupause Books,...

Watters, Eugene 0

Watters, Eugene

Eugene Watters/Eoghan Ó Tuairisc was born in Ballinasloe, Co Galway in 1919. He received a Masters Degree in English Literature and Language from UCD. He served as an Officer in the Irish Army and...

thony Weir 0

Weir, Anthony

Anthony Weir was born in 1941. His publications include Tide and Undertow (translations of poetry) (Belfast, Blackstaff Press, 1975); Early Ireland: A Field Guide (Blackstaff Press, 1980); Cinema of the Blind (poems) (Blackstaff Press,1981)....

Grace Wells 0

Wells, Grace

Grace Wells was born in London in 1968. Her books for children include Gyrfalcon (Dublin, O’Brien Press, 2002), which won won the Eilis Dillon Best Newcomer Bisto Award and was also an International White...

David Wheatley 0

Wheatley, David

David Wheatley was born in Dublin in 1970. His collections are Thirst (Loughcrew, The Gallery Press, 1997), which won The Rooney Prize in 1998; Misery Hill (The Gallery Press, 2000); Mocker (The Gallery Press,...

Gerard Whelan 0

Whelan, Gerard

Gerard Whelan was born in Enniscorthy, County Wexford. He is the author of several books for children and is a multiple award-winner. The Guns of Easter, his first novel, (Dublin, The O’Brien Press, 1996),...

Victoria White 0

White, Victoria

Victoria White was born in Dublin in 1962. Her collection of short stories, Raving Autumn, was published by Poolebeg, Dublin, in 1990. Her non-fiction includes Mother Ireland: Why Ireland Hates Motherhood (Dublin, Londubh Books,...

Oscar Wilde, portrait by Napoleon Sarony 0

Wilde, Oscar

Oscar Wilde was born in Westland Row, Dublin on October 16th, 1854 to an eminent surgeon, William Wilde and the famous nationalist poet, Lady Jane Wilde, known as Speranza (her Selected Poems were published...

Pretending, by Caroline Williams 0

Williams, Caroline

Caroline Williams was born in Co. Clare in 1966. Her first novel is Pretending (Dublin, Penguin Ireland, 2006). In the 1990s, she was a founding member of the independent theatre company, Glasshouse Productions, and...

Niall Williams 0

Williams, Niall

Niall Williams was born in Dublin in 1958. His novels are Four Letters of Love (London, Picador, 1997); As It Is In Heaven (Picador, 1999), short listed for the Irish Times Literature Prize; The...

Robert McLiam Wilson en lecture dans la librairie L'Histoire del'Oeil 0

Wilson, Robert McLiam

Robert McLiam Wilson was born in Belfast in 1964. His books include Eureka Street (London, Secker & Warburg, 1996); Ripley Bogle, (Belfast, The Blackstaff Press, 1989/London, André Deutsch, 1989) ; Manfred’s Pain (London, Pan...

Joseph Woods 0

Woods, Joseph

Joseph Woods was born in Co Louth in 1966. First published in Japan, his collections are Sailing to Hokkaido (Kent, UK, Worple Press, 2001); Bearings (Worple Press, 2005); Cargo (Dublin, Dedalus Press, 2010); and...

MacDara Woods 0

Woods, MacDara

MacDara Woods was born in Dublin in 1942. His collections of poetry include Decimal D. Sec Drinks in a Bar in Marrakesh (Dublin, New Writers Press, 1970); Early Morning Matins (Dublin, The Gallery Press,...

Vincent Woods 0

Woods, Vincent

Vincent Woods was born in Co. Leitrim in 1960. His plays include John Hughdy/Tom John (Galway, Druid Theatre Company, 1991); At the Black Pig’s Dyke (Druid Theatre Company, 1992); Song of the Yellow Bittern...

Enda Wiley 0

Wyley, Enda

Enda Wyley was born in Dublin in 1966. Her collections are Eating Baby Jesus (Dublin, The Dedalus Press, 1993); Socrates In the Garden (The Dedalus Press, 1998); Poems for Breakfast (Dedalus, 2004); and To...

Grace Wynne-Jones 0

Wynne-Jones, Grace

Grace Wynne-Jones was born and brought up in Ireland and has also lived in Africa, the US and England. Her feature articles have appeared in many magazines and national papers in Ireland and in...

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