Anthony Glavin (1945-2006)

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Anthony GlavinAnthony Glavin was born in 1945 in Dublin where he studied at both Trinity College and University College, Dublin. He received his licentiate from the Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) and taught there from 1969.

His poetry appeared in numerous newspapers and journals and was first anthologised in Irish Poets 1924-74. In 1987 he won the Patrick Kavanagh Award. His collection The Wrong Side of the Alps was published in 1989 and was shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards.

Anthony Glavin died in Dublin in 2006.

The Wrong Side of the Alps

The Wrong Side of the Alps includes many of the poems for which Anthony Glavin won the Patrick Kavanagh Award. It contains a number of exquisite lyrics and a remarkable extended sequence.

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Aidan Carl MatthewsAidan Carl Mathews was born in 1956 and educated at UCD, TCD, and Stanford University. He has published three collections of poetry, WindfallsMinding Ruth (Gallery, 1983) and According to the Small Hours (1998). He has published short stories: Adventures in a Bathyscope (which was shortlisted for the GPA Award), Lipstick on the Host and Charlie Chaplin's Wishbone (2016, Lilliput) and a novel, Muesli at Midnight. Other awards include an Irish Times Award, Patrick Kavanagh Award, Macauley Fellowship and an Academy of American Poets Award.

His plays include Exit/Entrance (Gallery 1990), The Diamond BodyThe Antigone, a new version of The House of Bernarda Alba and Communion (2003). He edited Immediate ManCuimhní ar Chearbhall Ó Dálaigh. He works as a radio drama producer in RTE.

Aidan Carl Mathews Titles

Minding Ruth

Aidan Mathews’ first volume Windfalls, distinguished in itself, gave promise for the future. Minding Ruth fulfils, if it does not indeed go beyond the expectations roused by that first volume. — Seamus Deane

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