Curtis, Tony

Tony Curtis
Tony Curtis. Image source aosdana.artscouncil.ie

Tony Curtis was born in Dublin in 1955.

His collections are The Shifting of Stones (Dublin, Beaver Row Press,1986); Behind the Green Curtain (Beaver Row Press, 1988); This Far North (Dublin,The Dedalus Press, 1994); Three Songs of Home (The Dedalus Press, 1998); What Darkness Covers (Todmorton, Lancs. UK, Arc Publications, 2003); and The Well in the Rain: New and Selected Poems (Arc Publications, 2006).

Pickings And Cuttings, a long running column of poetry quotations by Dennis O’Driscoll in the literary journal Poetry Ireland Review, was edited by Tony Curtis and published under the title As The Poet Said, by Poetry Ireland in 1997.

He was awarded the National Poetry Prize in 1993, and in 2003 he was awarded the Varuna House Exchange Fellowship to Australia.

He lives in North County Dublin, and is a member of Aosdána


Tony Curtis at Arc

Tony Curtis at The National Library of Ireland


05-23-09 Irish Poetry with Tony Curtis at the Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi on Vashon

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Persevere by Tony Curtis

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Irish Poet Tony Curtis poem ‘Perservere’. Done by Tim Phelan in the Department of Visual Communication NCAD, Dublin, Ireland.


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