Category Archives: biography

Bringing a major Irish poet back home – from Nessa O’Mahony

As my co-editor Dr. Siobhán Campbell, one of the Module Team developing curriculum for the new MA in Creative Writing, writes in the introduction to Eavan Boland: Inside History, a new book of essays and poems on the work of … Continue reading

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Kathleen Jones: biography of Katherine Mansfield

I first fell in love with Katherine Mansfield as a teenager, when I found an edition of her Journals in a second hand book shop in the Charing Cross Road.  Like her, I had gone to London to try to … Continue reading

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Sarah Bakewell wins 2011 Duff Cooper prize

Sarah Bakewell, associate lecturer for Creative writing (A215), was announced the winner of the 2011 Duff Cooper Prize on 22 February.   Critically acclaimed, her biography of Montaigne, How to Live: A life of Montaigne, was previously one of only three … Continue reading

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