Mary O’Donnell

Mary O’Donnell

Mary O’Donnell

Mary O’Donnell’s seven poetry collections include Unlegendary Heroes and Those April Fevers (Ark Publications). Four novels include Where They Lie (2014) and the best-selling debut novel The Light Makers, reissued last year after by 451 Editions. In 2018 Arlen House also published her third and highly-praised collection of stories, Empire. Her new poetry collection Massacre of the Birds will be published by Salmon next autumn. She is a member of Aosdana, currently serving on its Toscaireacht, and holds a PhD in Creative Writing from University College Cork.