John Hughes

‘His poems move often with a swift grace that . . . can be exhilarating even as it teases the appetite for meaning,’

— Nicholas Murray, TLS

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John HughesJohn Hughes was born in 1962 in Belfast where he studied English and Scholastic Philosophy at Queen’s University.

The Gallery Press published The Something in Particular in 1986, Negotiations with the Chill Wind in 1991 and The Devil Himself in 1996. Fast Forward was published by Lagan Press in 2003.

 

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The Devil Himself

The Devil Himself is John Hughes’s third collection of poems.

Nicholas Murray has written in the TLS, ‘His poems move often with a swift grace that . . . can be exhilarating even as it teases the appetite for meaning,’

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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.

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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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