Matthew Geden was born and brought up in the English Midlands, moving to Kinsale in 1990. His work has been featured in many anthologies, journals and magazines. He has published several collections of poetry including The Place Inside with Dedalus Press and most recently Fruit published by SurVision Books in 2020. He currently reviews fiction for the Irish Examiner and poetry for Poetry Ireland Review. In 2017 he set up Kinsale Writing School providing a resource for local and international writers. He runs workshops and teaches on the MA Creative Writing programme at UCC. In November 2019 he was Writer in Residence at Nanjing Literature Centre, China. He is the current Writer in Residence for Cork County Library and Arts Service.
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