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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
   Fighting with Shadows (1984)
   A Goat's Song (1994)
   Sudden Times (1999)
   Long Time, No See (2011)
   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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Dermot Healy recommends
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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