Joseph Horgan was born in Birmingham, England, in 1964 of Irish parents.
His poetry collections are Slipping Letters Beneath the Sea (Tralee, Doghouse, 2008);
The Song at your Backdoor (Cork, Collins Press 2010), which was an RTE Book on One; and An Unscheduled Life (East Sussex, UK, [with the artist Brian Whelan] Agenda Editions, 2012).
He was shortlisted for the Hennessy Prize in 2003 and won the Patrick Kavanagh Award for poetry in 2004.
He writes a weekly column for the Irish Post and lives in Co Cork.
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