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); winner of 2018 Shaughnessy Poetry Award of University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota.

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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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