Noel Monahan has published seven collections of poetry including Where The Wind Sleeps, New & Selected Poems, was published in May 2014. His literary awards include: The SeaCat National Award, The Hiberno-English Poetry Award, The Irish Writers’ Union Poetry Award, The William Allingham Poetry Award and The Kilkenny Poetry Prize for Poetry. In 2001 he won The PJ O’Connor RTE Radio Drama Award for his play Broken Cups and in 2002 he was awarded The A.S.T.I. Achievements Award for his contribution to literature at home and abroad. His work has been translated into Italian, French, Romanian and Russian. His most recent plays include: The Children of Lir and Lovely Husbands. His poetry was prescribed text for the Leaving Certificate English Course 2011 and 2012. Noel Monahan is co-editor of Windows Publications and he holds an M.A. in Creative Writing.