Poetry Award Nomination for Prof Graham Allen
The One that Got Away nominated for the Shine/Strong Award
The School of English is pleased to announce that Professor Graham Allen’s The One That Got Away (New Binary Press, 2014) is one of four shortlisted poetry collections on this year’s Shine/Strong Award . The Shine/Strong Award is presented annually to the author of the best first collection of poems published by an Irish poet in the previous year. Recent winners of the Award include Nerys Williams, Dave Lordan, Peadar Ó hUallaigh, Grace Wells, Michelle O'Sullivan and most recently, Tara Bergin. The Shine/Strong Award is presented in memory of Rupert and Eithne Strong and is made possible by the generous support of Shine, the national organisation dedicated to upholding the rights and addressing the needs of all those affected by mental ill health. The Award will be presented at the Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival on Sunday 22ndMarch 2015.