Mark Roper


Mark Roper's new poetry collection Bindweed will be published by Dedalus for this Imagine launch date. Mark’s last poetry collection, A Gather of Shadow, Dedalus 2012, was shortlisted for The Irish Times Poetry Now Award in 2013 and won the Michael Hartnett Award in 2014.

He has collaborated on 2 publications with photographer Paddy Dwan. The pair are currently at work on a book about the Comeragh Mountains, to be published Autumn 2018. He has also written librettos for 2 operas by Eric Sweeney. An experienced Creative Writing teacher, he has run courses and workshops in a wide variety of settings.


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