JHISS: Open University Poetry

  • Performance Type: Talks
  • Date: Tue 25 Jul
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Open University creative writing facilitators and poets Maureen Boyle, Siobhán Campbell and Nessa O'Mahony read from recent and forthcoming poetry collections.

Maureen Boyle is a writer and teacher.  Her work has appeared in a range of magazines.  She has just been awarded the inaugural Ireland Chair of Poetry Travel Bursary and her first collection is due in the autumn, Incunabula (Arlen House Press). Maureen teaches Creative Writing with the Open University and English in St Dominic’s Grammar School, Belfast.


Siobhán Campbell is a recent winner of the Oxford Brooks International Poetry Competition. Her collection, Heat Signature, was published by Seren Press earlier this year. She is co-editor, with Nessa O’Mahony, of Eavan Boland: Inside History (Arlen House 2016).

Nessa O'Mahony has published four books of poetry – Bar Talk (1999), Trapping a Ghost (2005), In Sight of Home (2009) and her most recent collection, Her Father's Daughter (Salmon Poetry 2014).


Supported by The Open University