poetry clips: Siobhan Campbell 

Every Monday the John Hewitt Society releases two new poetry clips. Click here for more. 

Siobhan Campbell (Ireland) read at the 2017 John Hewitt International Summer School as part of an Open University Creative Writing tutor’s showcase, alongside Nessa O’Mahony and Maureen Boyle. Siobhan has been a regular Creative Writing workshop facilitator at the Summer School.

Siobhan lives in Belfast and was educated at University College Dublin and at Lancaster University. She pursued postgraduate study at NYU and the New School, New York, and worked as Managing Editor of Wolfhound Press. She joined the Open University after teaching at Kingston University London, where she was Associate Professor in English Literature and Creative Writing.

Siobhan is widely anthologised and is the author of five works of poetry, “The Permanent Wave” (Blackstaff, 1996), “The Cold that Burns” (Blackstaff, 2002), “The Water That Speaks in Tongues” (Templar, 2008 and shortlisted for the Micheal Marks Award), “Darwin Among the Machines” (Rack Press, 2009), “Cross-Talk” (Seren, 2009) and “Heat Signature” (Seren, 2017). She has received awards in the National Poetry, Wigtown and Troubadour International competitions and is the recipient of an Arts Council Award. Siobhan is also co-editor, with Nessa O’Mahony, of a book of essays on the work of Eavan Boland, “Inside History: the work of Eavan Boland (Arlen House/ Syracuse University Press, 2016).

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Every Monday the John Hewitt Society releases two new poetry clips. Click here for more. 

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The John Hewitt Society provides opportunities for individuals across Northern Ireland to explore issues of difference and identity through literature and creative writing. 

 Inspired by the ideals and ideas of the poet and political writer John Hewitt, The Society was established in 1987 to promote Hewitt’s ethos of utilising literature and the arts as a medium for tackling prejudice, exclusive concepts of identity, and sectarian hostility.

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