Janice Fitzpatrick Simmons was born in Boston in 1954.
Her collections are Leaving America (Lapwing, 1992); Settler (Cliffs of Moher, Co Clare, Salmon Publishing, 1995); Starting at Purgatory (Salmon Publishing, 1999); The Bowspirit (Belfast, Lagan Press, 2005); and Saint Michael in Peril of the Sea (Salmon Poetry, 2009).
A former Assistant Director of The Robert Frost Place in New Hampshire, with James Simmons she was co-founder and Director of The Poets’ House/Teach na hÉigse, most latterly located in Falcarragh, County Donegal.
She lives in Donegal.
Janice Fitzpatrick Simmons at Salmon Poetry
Janice Fitzpatrick-Simmons reading at the White House, Limerick
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