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Sean O'Brien

posted 15 Feb 2012 05:26 by Anthony Wright   [ updated 1 Dec 2012 08:29 ]

Saturday 15 September 2012, 7.30pm.  £7 entry    

Sean O’Brien is a poet, playwright, novelist and broadcaster. 
He has won the Eric Gregory and a Cholmondeley Award. His poetry collection The Drowned Book won the T. S. Eliot Prize. Ghost TrainDownriver and The Drowned Book all won the Forward Poetry Prize (Best Poetry Collection of the Year), making Sean O'Brien the only poet to have won this prize more than once. His most recent collection, November was shortlisted for both the T. S. Eliot Prize and the Forward Poetry Prize for Best Poetry Collection of the Year. He is professor of Creative Writing at Newcastle University, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.