About Patrick Deeley

Patrick Deeley is a poet, memoirist and children’s writer from Loughrea. Keepsake is his eighth collection of poems with Dedalus Press. His previous collections include The End of the World, Groundswell: New and Selected, and The Bones of Creation. His work has featured in many anthologies and literary journals worldwide as well as being translated to French, Spanish, Italian, Ukrainian and other languages.

He received the 2019 Lawrence O’Shaughnessy Award, and his other awards include the Dermot Healy International Poetry Prize, the WOW 2 Award, and the Eilis Dillon Award for Children’s Literature. His best-selling, critically acclaimed memoir, The Hurley Maker’s Son, was published by Transworld in 2016.

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