Heather Brett

Life
1956- ; b. Newfoundland, raised in Co. Antrim [var. Belfast] by adoptive parents from three; ed. York St. Art College, Belfast; married and divorced with two children, lived in Tallaght, then Cavan; poetry, Abigail Brown (Galway: Salmon Publishing 1991), winner of 1992 Brendan Behan Memorial Prize; Arts Council Bursary, 1992; issued The Touch-Maker (1994); co-ed., Windows Publication Monthly, with Simion Dumitrache since 1992; lives in Co. Monaghan. ATT

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References
Katie Donovan, A. N. Jeffares & Brendan Kennelly, eds., Ireland’s Women (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 1994), selects poetry.

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Notes
Brett and Dumitrache provided literal translations for poems of Stephen Augustin Doinas which Ciaran Carson rendered as verse in When the Tunnels Meet (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Bloodaxe 1996).

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