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Poet Vona Groarke

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Biographical Note:

Vona Groarke’s thirteenth book, Hereafter: The Telling Life of Ellen O’Hara – a poetic account of Irish women domestic servants in 1890s New York, which arose out of her time as a Cullman Fellow at the New York Public Library 2018-19 – was published in Nov 2022 by New York University Press. Of her eight poetry collections, the most recent is Link: Poet and World (Gallery Press, 2121). Her Selected Poems won the 2017 Pigott Prize for Best Irish Poetry Collection. Poet, essayist, reviewer and editor, her work has recently appeared in New York Review of BooksL.A. Review of BooksP.N. Review and Poetry Review. She is the current Writer in Residence at St John’s College, Cambridge.