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Eileen Sheehan

Eileen Sheehan

Eileen Sheehan is from Scartaglin, County Kerry, now living in Killarney. Her first collection, Song of the Midnight Fox (Doghouse Books) was published in 2004. Winner of the inaugural Writers' Week Listowel, Poetry Slam, 2004 and the Brendan Kennelly Poetry Award 2006. She is on the Poetry Ireland Éigse Éireann Writers in Schools Scheme and has been employed by County Kerry VEC teaching Creative Writing at Killarney Technical College. She was a founder and co-ordinator of the Bricín Winter Arts Festival, Killarney.

Anthology publications include The Watchful Heart: A New Generation of Irish Poets (Salmon, 2009), TEXT - A Transition Year English Reader (Ed. Niall MacMonagle; The Celtic Press), The Open Door Book of Poetry (Ed. Niall MacMonagle; New Island), Winter Blessings by Patricia Scanlon, Out Shared Japan (Ed. Irene De Angelis & Joseph Woods; Dedalus Press) and The Echoing Years (Ed. John Ennis, Randall Maggs & Stephanie McKenzie). Her second collection, Down the Sunlit Hall, was launched in 2008. She has completed a second term as Poet in Residence with Limerick Co. Council Arts Office.

Eileen's DOGHOUSE Publications:

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