Catherine Walsh (poet)

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Catherine Walsh
Born 1964
Dublin, Ireland
Occupation poet

Catherine Walsh (born 1964) is an Irish poet. She was born in Dublin, and grew up there and in rural Wexford. She is the founder and co-editor of hardPressed Poetry with Billy Mills. She lives in Limerick.[1] She served as Holloway Lecturer on the Practice of Poetry at University of California, Berkeley for 2012/13.

Her books include

  • Macula (Dublin, Red Wheelbarrow Press, 1986)
  • The Ca Pater Pillar Thing and More Besides (Dublin, hardPressed Poetry, 1986)
  • Making Tents (hardPressed Poetry, 1987)
  • Short Stories (UK, Twickenham and Wakefield, North & South, 1989)
  • from Pitch (London, Form Books, 1993)
  • Pitch (Durham, UK, Pig press, 1994)
  • Idir Eatortha & Making Tents (London, Invisible Books, 1997)
  • Etruscan Books Reader No 1 ( Devon, Etruscan Books, 1997)
  • from City West (Vermont, Longhouse, 1997)
  • City West (Exeter, UK, Shearsman Books, Ltd, 2005)
  • Optic Verve (Exeter, UK, Shearsman Books, Ltd, 2009)
  • Astonished Birds Cara, Jane, Bob and James (hardPressed Poetry, 2012)


  1. ^ "Author: Catherine Walsh". Irish Writers Online. Archived from the original on 2009-07-17. Retrieved 2009-05-28.

External links

  • Bio at Irish Writers Online
  • Author page on Shearsman site
  • Poems in Free Verse
  • Poems on Longhouse site

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