Colin Hassard

Genres: Debut | Irish Writing | Poetry

Colin Hassard is a poet from Banbridge in Northern Ireland. He was runner-up in the Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2018 and shortlisted for the Aurivo North West Words Poetry Competition 2019. He has twice been Ulster Poetry Slam Champion and his work has been published in The Honest Ulsterman, Ulla’s Nib, Incubator Journal, Bangor Literary Journal and Headstuff. As well as performing on Sky One, Colin has also written commissioned work for radio and television, most notably for BBC Northern Ireland. Colin’s collection, Age of the Microwave Dinner, was published in the spring 2021 by Doire Press.

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