Vona Groarke 




Vona Groarke 

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* 19.10.1964, Edgeworth, Irska
živi v: , Velika Britanija

Vona Groarke was born in 1964 in Edgeworth, Ireland. She studied at Trinity College Dublin and University College Cork. Until 2004 she worked in the UK, USA and Norway. At Villanova University, she held the Heimboldshausen Chair in Irish Studies. From 2005 to 2007 she was Poet-in-Residence at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Her lyrical work includes, among other “Shale” (1994), “Other People’s Houses” (1999), “Flight” (2002), “Juniper Street” (2006) and “Spindrift”(2009).

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Her poems have been translated into seven languages, including into French, Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese and Japanese. Her poems have been included in 'An Anthology of Modern Irish Poetry' and 'Identity Parade'. In 2010 she was elected to the Irish Academy of Arts, Aosdána. She is the current editor of Poetry Ireland Review.

  • Shale

    Oldcastle: Gallery Press, 1994

  • Other People’s Houses

    Oldcastle: Gallery Press, 1999

  • Flight

    Oldcastle: Gallery Books, 2002

  • Juniper Street

    Oldcastle: Gallery Books, 2006

  • Spindrift

    Oldcastle: Gallery Books, 2009

  • X

    Oldcastle: Gallery Books, 2014

  • 2003 Michael Hartnett Award