Kevin Faller

Life
1920-1983 [var. 1980], b. Galway City; worked in Dublin with publishers and newspapers from 1945; Island Lyrics (1963) [ltd. 150]; Lament for Bull Island (1973); The Lilac Tree and Other Poems (1979); fiction incl Genesis (1953), Genesis (1953), as novel in which a family row ends with a passionate reconciliation and a baby; radio plays, and poetry in Love Poems of the Irish and Penguin Book of Irish Verse [?Kennelly]. Memoirs: Collected Poems (Dublin 1984). DIW IF2

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Works
Novel, Genesis (London: TV Boardman 1953).

Poetry, Island Lyrics (Dublin: Colm O’Lochlainn 1963) [ltd. edn. 150]; Lament for Bull Island and Other Poems (Dublin: Goldsmith 1973); The Lilac Tree and Other Poems (Dublin: St. Bueno’s Press 1979); Memoirs: Collected Poems (Mornington, Co. Meath: Tracks 1984). Anthol., incl. in Love Poems of the Irish and Penguin Book of Irish Verse [?Kennelly].

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References
Island Lyrics (1st edn. 1963) [ltd. edn. 150 copies]; signed copy, ‘for Frank Carty, my favourite author’ [Hyland, Cat. 214].

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