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Orna Ross

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in Waterford, Ireland
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Dia Dhuit! Hello! I'm Orna Ross, an Irish novelist and poet living in London, founder of the Alliance of Independent Authors.

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I hope you enjoy my novels. and inspirational poetry.

You can find out more about me on my website at: https://www.ornaross.com
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Poem of the Week: Body Knows

I mostly post my poetry first on Instagram, (unless it is a patron-exclusive poem). Then, each Sunday here on the blog,...

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message 4: by Susan

Susan Thank you for the invite! Can't wait to read your book, Blue Mercy!


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


message 2: by Orna

Orna Ross Shelley wrote: "Dear Orna,
My thanks for following on Goodreads. I can't wait to read your books. My favorite authors are Shakespeare, Sophocles,Homer,Joyce,Dante and last but not least Milton. I did enjoy readin..."


How nice to meet you here and what a wonderful list of authors. I'm a lover of Portugal and great admirer of Saramago.

I hope you enoy reading and look forward to your feedback.


Shelley Jerige Dear Orna,
My thanks for following on Goodreads. I can't wait to read your books. My favorite authors are Shakespeare, Sophocles,Homer,Joyce,Dante and last but not least Milton. I did enjoy reading Junot Diaz's The Brief and Wonderful Life of Oscar Wao, and Jose Saramago's Blindness. Shelley@whirlz on Twitter.


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