Paddy Bushe

Genres: Irish Language | Irish Writing | Poetry

Rugadh Paddy Bushe i mBaile Átha Cliath, agus tá cónaí air in Uíbh Ráthach i gCiarraí. Is file, eagarthóir agus aistritheoir é. Ghnóthaigh Gile na Gile (Coiscéim) duais Michael Hartnett 2006 agus ghnóthaigh On A Turning Wing duais Irish Time Poetry Now sa bhliain 2017. Is iad Peripheral Vision, bailiúchán Béarla, agus Second Sight, rogha dá chuid dánta Gaeilge lena chuid aistriúchán féin, iad araon foilsithe ag Dedalus sa bhliain 2020, na leabhair is déanaí uaidh. Is ball de Aosdána é.

 

Born in Dublin in 1948, Paddy Bushe lives in Kerry and is a poet, editor and translator in both Irish and English. He has published thirteen collections of poetry, and five books of translations into and from Irish. He edited the anthology Voices at the World’s Edge: Irish Poets on Skellig Michael (Dedalus, 2010). He received the 2006 Michael Hartnett Poetry Award and the 2017 Irish Times Poetry Now Award. His most recent books are Peripheral Vision, a collection in English, and Second Sight, a selection of his poems in Irish with his own translations, which were published by Dedalus in 2020. He is a member of Aosdána.

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