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Dermot Healy


Ireland (b.1947)

Dermot Healy has written poetry, short fiction, novels, non-fiction and several plays. His novels are Fighting with Shadows, The Goat's Song, which won the Encore Award, and Sudden Times. Recent books include his autobiography, The Bend for Home, and a collection of poems, The Reed Bed. He lives in County Sligo and is the editor of the journal Force 10.
 

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Novels
   Fighting with Shadows (1984)
   A Goat's Song (1994)
   Sudden Times (1999)
   Long Time, No See (2011)
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Collections
   Banished Misfortune (1982)
   The Ballyconnell Colours (poems) (1992)
   What the Hammer (poems) (1998)
   The Reed Bed (poems) (2001)
   A Fool's Errand (poems) (2010)
   Some Poems (poems) (2011)
   The Travels of Sorrow (poems) (2015)
   Collected Poems (poems) (2018)
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Plays show
 
Short Stories show
 
Non fiction show
 
Dermot Healy recommends
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Down to the Dirt (2004)
Joel Thomas Hynes
"A great novel that never surrenders to peace of mind."

Anthologies containing stories by Dermot Healy

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