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Sweeney, Matthew, 1952-

LC control no.n 84136729
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPR6069.W37
Personal name headingSweeney, Matthew, 1952-
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Variant(s)Sweeny, Matthew, 1952-
LocatedCork (Ireland)
Birth date1952-10-06
Death date2018-08-05
Place of birthLifford (Ireland)
Field of activityPoetry Fiction Children's poetry Children's stories
AffiliationPolytechnic of North London Universität Freiburg im Breisgau University of East Anglia South Bank Centre National Library for the Blind (Great Britain) University College, Cork Aosdána (Organization)
Profession or occupationPoets Novelists
Found inHis A round house, 1983: t.p. (Matthew Sweeney) p. 4 of cover (b. 1952 in Donegal, Ire.)
His A dream of maps, c1981: t.p. (Matthew Sweeny) spine, etc. (Matthew Sweeney)
Emergency kit, 1996: t.p., etc. (moved to London in 1973; he has published poetry and in 1994 to 1995, he was Writer in Residence at London's South Bank Centre)
Horse music, 2013: title page (Matthew Sweeney) colophon (born in Lifford, Co. Donegal, Ireland; studied at the Polytechnic of North London and the University of Freiburg; lives in Cork; poet; has published poetry and novels for children; co-wrote a novel with John Hartley Williams; held residencies at the University of East Anglia and the South Bank Centre in London; was poet-in-residence at the National Library for the Blind; is currently writer-in-residence at University College Cork; member of Aosdána)
Wikipedia, April 22, 2019 (Matthew Sweeney (Matthew Gerard Sweeney); b. Oct. 6, 1952, in Lifford; d. Aug. 5, 2018, at Cork Univ. Hospital; Irish poet)
Associated languageeng
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