Katie Donovan was born in 1962, and spent her early childhood in County Wexford.
Her poetry collections are Watermelon Man (Newcastle Upon Tyne, Bloodaxe Books, 1993); Entering the Mare (Bloodaxe Books, 1997); Day of the Dead (Tarset, UK, Bloodaxe Books, 2002); Rootling: New and Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Books, 2010).
She is the author of a pamphlet, Irish Women Writers: Marginalised by Whom? (Dublin, Raven Arts Press,1988).
With Brendan Kennelly and A.Norman Jeffares she edited Ireland’s Women, Writings Past and Present (Dublin, Gill & MacMillan/1994; UK, Kyle Cathie 1994/ New York, Norton & Norton, 1996). She is the co-editor, with Brendan Kennelly, of Dublines (Bloodaxe Books, 1995), an anthology of writings about Dublin.
She lives in Co. Dublin
Katie Donovan’s website
Katie Donovan at Bloodaxe Books
Tall Girl Shorts Interview with Katie Donavan NB certain details from this interview are out of date.
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