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Matthew Sweeney

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Matthew Sweeney was born in Donegal. Apart from his poetry, he has written children's fiction and edited three anthologies, Beyond Bedlam (with Ken Smith), Emergency Kit (with Jo Shapcott) and the New Faber Book of Children's Verse. Cape published his Selected Poems in 2002, and Sanctuary in 2004. A new collection, Black Moon, will be published in July 2007.

Books by Matthew Sweeney

Black Moon

Living up to its title, Black Moon is a disquieting collection of portents and panic, and undoubtedly Matthew Sweeney's darkest book to date.

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Macabre, surreal, and wondrous, the poems here travel cities, landscapes, and the interior worlds of thought and dream.

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A Smell Of Fish

The new book from the popular Irish poet, shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Poetry.

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