Tony Curtis

Life
?- ; b. Dublin: lives in Balbriggan, Co. Dublin; The Shifting of Stones (1986), and Behind the Green Curtain (1988), both with Beaver Row Press; winner of National Poetry Prize, 1993; This Far North (Dedalus Press 1995), poetry; collections and periodials, and broadcasts; forthcoming collection, issued as Three Songs of Home (1998), based on experiences in the Himalayas; lives in North Co. Dublin; elected mbr. of Aosdana, Dec. 2000; issued The Well in the Rain: New and Selected Poems (2006).

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Works
This Far North (Dublin: Dedalus Press 1995), 74pp; Three Songs of Home (Dublin: Dedalus Press 1998), 70pp.; The Well in the Rain: New and Selected Poems (Arc Publications 2006), 197pp. Also with Tony Curtis and Theo Dorgan, Days Like These (Brooding Heron Press 2007).

Contribs., ‘A Habitable Place’, in Irish Studies Review (Spring 1996), p.32 [full page poem]; “Something Beginning with P”, title-poem in the anthology Something Beginning with P, ed. Seamus Cashman (Dublin: O’Brien Press 2004).

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Notes
Namesake: Not to be confused with the namesake critic and editor of The Art of Seamus Heaney (Wolfhound Press 1994).

Crit.: There is a review by Maurice Harmon in The Irish Times (7 Sept. 2006), Weekend: ‘ His varied achievement has not been sufficiently recognised.’

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