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MAIREAD BYRNE

1957 -

Mairéad Byrne is a poet and playwright. Originally from Dublin, she emigrated to the United States in 1994. She has an BA in English Language and Literature from UCD (1977), a Higher Diploma in Education from Trinity College Dublin (1994), and an MA in American Poetry (1996) and PhD in Theory & Cultural Studies (2001) from Purdue University. Her published poetry collections include Famosa na sua cabeça (Dobra, 2015) You Have to Laugh: New + Selected Poems (Barrow Street, 2013); The Best of (What’s Left of) (Publishing Genius, 2010); Talk Poetry (Miami University Press, 2007); and Nelson & The Huruburu Bird (Wild Honey Press, 2003). She is Professor of Poetry and Poetics at Rhode Island School of Design. 

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Safe Home Mairead Byrne
The Golden Hair Mairead Byrne

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Safe Home Mairead Byrne