Mary Melvin-Geoghegan

Mary Melvin Geoghegan has five collections of poetry published her most recent, As Moon and Mother Collide with Salmon Poetry (2018).  Her work has been widely published including in Poetry Ireland Review, The Stinging Fly, The SHOp, The Moth, Cyphers, Studies, The Sunday Times, Skylight 47, Crannog, The Stony Thursday Book, The Oxfam Calendar, Boyne Berries, Rubies in the Darkness (London), Live Encounters, Orbis184, Alternating Current, (Louisville, U.S.A. 2018), Hodges Figgis 250th Anthology (2018), Poem On the DART (2018). Won the Longford Festival Award for Poetry in 2013 and shortlisted in 2015 for The Cuirt New Writing Award, The Francis Ledwidge Poetry Award. In 2017 shortlisted for The Fish Poetry Award, The Rush Poetry Award and for the Padraic Colum Inaugural Poetry Award in 2018.  She has edited several anthologies of children’s Poetry and was an associate editor of the Eurochild Children’s Anthology of Poetry and Art for several years.