O’Brien, Jean

Jean O’Brien was born in Dublin.

Jean O'Brien
Jean O'Brien. Image source jeanobrien.ie

A founder member of the Dublin Writers’ Workshop, her collections are The Shadow Keeper (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 1997); Dangerous Dresses (Cork, Bradshaw Books, 2005); and Lovely Legs (Salmon Poetry, 2009).
Amongst her awards is the Fish International Poetry Award, 2008, and the Arvon International Poetry competition, 2010, which she won for her poem ‘Merman.’

She lives in the Irish midlands.

Jean O’Brien’s Website

Jean O’Brien at Salmon Poetry

Jean O’Brien at The National Library of Ireland