Painting Rain

Painting Rain

by Paula Meehan


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ISBN-13: 9781930630420
Publisher: Wake Forest University Press
Publication date: 01/28/2009
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Paula Meehan was born in Dublin in 1955 and currently resides there with her husband, the writer and critic Theo Dorgan. Meehan was raised in two famous working-class districts of Dublin, before graduating from Trinity College and Eastern Washington University. She is a member of Aosdána and is the current Ireland Chair of Poetry. Winner of the Lawrence O’ Shaughnessy Award for Poetry (2015), Paula Meehan has won several other prizes such as The Martin Toonder Award (1995), the Butler Literary Award (1998), and the Denis Devlin Award (2002). She has written six award-winning poetry collections, and she has also written plays for both children and adults. Wake Forest University Press has published two of Paula Meehan’s volumes, Dharmakaya (2002) and Painting Rain (2009). Meehan has also conducted writing workshops with inner city communities and in prisons, as well as universities.

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