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Siobhan Campbell

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Name  Siobhan Campbell

Role  Poet
Siobhan Campbell wwwopenacukpeoplesiteswwwopenacukpeople
Books  Cross‑talk, The Permanent Wave, That Water Speaks in Tongues, The cold that burns, Darwin Among the Machines

Poetry Blast-- Siobhán Campbell

Siobhan Campbell is an Irish poet and critic. She is the author of five poetry collections. Campbell has developed creative writing workshops for military veterans as well as story-gathering protocols for work with refugees. Educated at University College Dublin and at Lancaster University, Campbell also pursued post-graduate study at NYU and the New School, New York City. Campbell is on faculty at The Open University, Dept. of English.



  • 2010: Cross-Talk (Bridgend: Seren Books)
  • 2009: Darwin Among the Machines (Wales: Rack Press)
  • 2008: That Water Speaks in Tongues (Derbyshire: Templar Poetry) Winner of the Templar Award for Poetry, Shortlist: Michael Marks Poetry
  • Award

  • 2002,2000: The Cold that Burns (Blackstaff Press/Dufour Editions)
  • 1997, 1996: The Permanent Wave, (Blackstaff Press/ Dufour Editions)
  • Edited Collections

  • 2016: Inside History: the work of Eavan Boland (co-editor with Dr. Nessa O’Mahony) (Arlen House/ Syracuse University Press)
  • 2014: Mapping Jabal Al Natheef (contributor) Boll Foundation
  • 2012: Courage and Strength: Stories and Poems by Combat Veterans, KUP/ Combat Stress UK
  • 2011: Forces Stories and Poems, SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen Family Association) /KUP
  • Honours and awards

    Awards received in the following:

  • National Poetry Competition 2005
  • Wigtown International Poetry Competition (judge: Robert Crawford) 2010
  • Troubadour International Poetry Contest (judges: David Constantine and Helen Dunmore) 2008 (reading at the prize-giving,Troubadour poetry venue, London)
  • Gregory O’Donoghue memorial competition 2010
  • Mslexia open poetry competition (judge: Carol Ann Duffy) 2009 ‘The Ripening of an R.U.C. man’
  • Templar Poetry Competition Winner 2009
  • Southword International Poetry Competition for ‘Clew Bay from the Reek’
  • Manuscripts related to That Water Speaks in Tongues have been acquired by the British Library to be archived for their Modern British Collections.


  • References

    Siobhan Campbell Wikipedia

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