Patrick Cotter was born in Cork in 1963.
His collections are The Mysogynist’s Blue Nightmare (Raven Arts Press, 1990); A Socialist’s Dozen (Cork, Three Spires Press, 1990); and The True Story of Aoife and Lir’s Children & other poems (Three Spires Press, 2002); Perplexed Skin (Dublin, Arlen House, 2008); and Making Music (Three Spires Press, 2011).
His play Beauty and the Stalker was produced at the Granary Theatre, Cork in 2000.
In 1984 he was shortlisted for a Hennessey Award, was runner-up in the Patrick Kavanagh award in 1988. In 2013 he was awarded the Keats-Shelley Prize for poetry.
He currently director of the Munster Literature Centre and lives in Cork.
Patrick Cotter’s Website