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Among These Winters

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Mary O'Donoghue was born in 1975 and grew up in Co. Clare. Her first poetry collection Tulle was published in 2001, and her poems have appeared widely in Irish and international periodicals and anthologies, including The New Irish Poets (Bloodaxe, 2004). She is an assistant professor of English at Babson College, Massachusetts, and she lives in Boston. Among These Winters ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Dedalus Press
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Oct 11, 2014 Mark rated it really liked it
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Among These Winters, by Mary O’Donoghue, 2007. One of the strengths of these poems by Irish writer Mary O’Donoghue are the visual descriptions that run throughout the work. Each poem has something to offer – like the “gorgeous scoliosis in motion” of the subject in “Eel”, or the humorous “Crows fly in for a conference/envoys from out-of- town branches” in “Tenacities: Cork in April”. And “Leading the Apes in Hell” is flat-out funny, and furious. Overall, while the poems opened up O’Donoghue’s ...more
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Excerpts from The Boston Athenaeum website:
Mary O’Donoghue grew up in County Clare, Ireland. She is an award-winning fiction and poetry writer, and is also a professor at Babson College, where she teaches fiction, rhetoric, and literature classes.

Mary has also works on translating the poetry Louis de Paor, David Ferry and others.
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