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Monday, February 1, 2010

Greg O'Donoghue shortlist

Thirteen poets on the Greg O'Donoghue poetry shortlist
Lauren K. Alleyne– New York, USA
Siobhan Campbell– Dublin, Ireland
John F. Deane– Dublin, Ireland
Patrick Deeley– Dublin, Ireland
Maureen Gallagher– Galway, Ireland
John Gerard– Cork, Ireland
Catherine Phil MacCarthy– Dublin, Ireland
Patrick Maddock– New Ross, Ireland
Pete Mullineaux– Galway, Ireland
Cristina Newton– Swindon, UK
Mary Anne Perkins– Richmond, UK
Jane Robinson– Enniskerry, Ireland
Cherry Smyth– London, UK

Evidently I must have finished 14th. The Munster Literature Centre says they were delighted that there were over 1,000 entries. I wasn't. I was hoping there'd be 3 or 4.

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