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Adam O'Riordan
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Adam O'Riordan

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Adam O'Riordan was born in Manchester in 1982, where he currently lives. In 2008 he became the youngest Poet-in-Residence at The Wordsworth Trust, the Centre for British Romanticism. His first collection In the Flesh (2010) win a Somerset Maugham Award. He is the Academic Director of the Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Books by Adam O'Riordan

A Herring Famine

The much-anticipated second collection from the award-winning poet, Adam O’Riordan

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When Love Speaks

There are over 200,000 marriages and 7000 civil partnerships per year. This anthology offers over 100 poems and readings which celebrate love and union.

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In the Flesh

Confident, seductive, and thrillingly assured, this vital collection is an enthralling introduction to one of our most exciting new British poets.

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