Reading & Interview Wednesday, 14 September @ 7.30pm
The Ballroom, Metropole Hotel, Cork
Helen Dunmore is a poet, novelist and children’s writer. Her poetry has won her the Cardiff International Poetry Prize, Alice Hunt Bartlett Award and Signal Poetry Award, and Bestiary was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize. Her latest Bloodaxe poetry titles are Out of the Blue: Poems 1975-2001 (2001) and Glad of These Times (2007). She has published ten novels and three books of short stories with Viking Penguin, including A Spell of Winter (winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction, 1995), Talking to the Dead (1996), The Siege (2001), Mourning Ruby (2003), House of Orphans (2006) and Counting the Stars (2008). She lives in Bristol.