John W. Sexton

Life
[John William Sexton] b. 1958;  born to Irish parents in Newington Green, London moved to Ireland in 1982; lives in Kenmare, Co. Kerry; issued  collections incl.  Vortex (Doghouse 2005) and Petit Mal (Revival Press, 2009); The Offspring of the Moon (Salmon Poetry 2013); awarded a Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship in Poetry, 2007.

[ top ]

Works
Poetry collections
  • The Prince’s Brief Career (Ireland: Cairn Mountain Publ. 1996)
  • Shadows Bloom / Scáthanna Faoi Bhláth (Ireland: Doghouse Books 2004) [haiku with Irish translation by Gabriel Rosenstock]
  • Vortex (Ireland: Doghouse Books 2005)
  • Petit Mal (Ireland: Revival Press 2009)
  • The Offspring of the Moon ([Galway] Cliffs of Moher 2013)
Children’s fiction
  • The Johnny Coffin Diaries (The O’Brien Press / RTÉ, Dublin 2001)
  • Johnny Coffin School-Dazed (The O’Brien Press, Dublin 2002)


[ top ]