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Sinéad Morrissey

Sinéad Morrissey was born in 1972 and grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She is the author of five poetry collections: There Was Fire in Vancouver, Between Here and There, The State of the Prisons, Through the Square Window, and Parallax. She has been the recipient of the 2013 T. S. Eliot Prize, the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award, the Irish Times Poetry Now Award, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, and first place in the 2007 UK National Poetry Competition. She teaches creative writing at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry, Queen's University, Belfast.

Sinéad Morrissey

Parallax

Sinéad Morrissey
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Sinéad Morrissey is one of the most fascinating talents in international poetry. Recently appointed Belfast's first poet laureate, she creates poems known for their combination of keen intelligence...

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Parallax

Sinéad Morrissey
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry

Only for you do the two mute girls on stage
who falter at first, erratic as static

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