Cotter, Patrick

Patrick Cotter
Patrick Cotter. Image source patrickcotter.ie

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

Patrick Cotter at Munster Literature Centre

Patrick Cotter at The National Library of Ireland


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