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Washing Up

Mahon, Derek
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The Gallery Press (Gallery Books)
Published: October 29, 2020
ISBN: 9781911337904
96 pages
Country of publication: Ireland

£11.26

Derek Mahon was born in Belfast in 1941. A member of Aosdána, he received numerous awards including the Irish Academy of Letters Award, the Scott Moncrieff Translation Prize, and Lannan and Guggenheim Fellowships. In recognition of his ‘lifetime’s achievement’ Derek Mahon received the David Cohen Prize for Literature in 2007. Publications from The Gallery Press include The Hudson Letter, The Yellow Book, Words in the Air (bilingual, with the French of Philippe Jaccottet), Birds (a translation of Oiseaux by Saint-John Perse), Harbour Lights (2005, Winner of the Irish Times Poetry Now Award) Adaptations (2006), Life on Earth (2008, winner of the Irish Times Poetry Now Award), An Autumn Wind (2010), New Collected Poems (2011), Raw Material (2011, a selection of translations), Selected Prose (2012), Echo’s Grove (2013, selected and new translations), Red Sails (2014, prose), New Selected Poems (2016), Olympia and the Internet (2017, essays), The Rain Bridge (2017, A Story for Rory, illustrated by Sarah Iremonger), Against the Clock (2018, winner of the Irish Times Poetry Now Award) and Washing Up, published on 29 October 2020.

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