John McAuliffe John McAuliffe


Paper Title - Mothers and Other Others: Representing Ireland Beyond Borders

Teideal an Pháipéir - Mothers and Other Others: Representing Ireland Beyond Borders

John McAuliffe grew up in Listowel, Co Kerry and was educated there and at NUI Galway. He has lived and worked in England since 2002, where he co-directs the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester and co-edits The Manchester Review.

His fourth book, The Way In, was published in 2015 by The Gallery Press, and was joint winner of this year’s Michael Hartnett Award. 

His other books include: Of All Places (2011), which was a PBS Recommendation; Next Door (2007); and A Better Life (2002), which was shortlisted for a Forward Prize.

John also writes a monthly poetry column for The Irish Times.

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D’fhás John McAuliffe aníos i Lios Tuathail, Co. Chiarraí agus is ansin agus in OÉ Gaillimh a fuair sé a chuid oideachais. Bhí sé ina chónaí agus ag obair i Sasana ó 2002, áit a bhfuil sé ina chomhstiúrthóir ar an Centre for New Writing in Ollscoil Mhanchain agus ina chomheagarthóir ar The Manchester Review.

D’fhoilsigh The Gallery Press a cheathrú leabhar in 2015 The Way In, agus bhuaigh sé Duais Michael Hartnett na bliana seo in éineacht le duine eile. 

I measc a cuid leabhar eile tá: Of All Places (2011), a bhí mar Mholadh PBS; Next Door (2007); and A Better Life (2002), a bhí ar an ngearrliosta i gcomhair Dhuais Forward.

Scríobhann John colún filíochta gach mí freisin do The Irish Times.

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