Forty Foot Press

Anne Fitzgerald

Anne Fitzgerald : Poet. Raised in Sandycove Co. Dublin, Ireland. Educated at Loreto Abbey Dalkey, Trinity College, Dublin (Law), and Queen’s University, Belfast; lived and worked in North America and England.


Edited, produced and designed four anthologies of young adults’ poetry: The Colour of the World (2003); The Compass (2004); Uncharted Voyage (2004); Deep Canyons (2005); founded Loreto Abbey Dalkey Press (2004) and MET Press (2003), both school publishing houses. Anne is listed on Poetry Ireland Directory of Writers and Schools


Anthologised in Stream and Gliding Sun, ed. David Wheatley (Wicklow: Wicklow County Council, 1998), pp. 151-152 ; Thornfield Anthology, introduced and selected by Andrew Carpenter,(Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare: Salmon Press, 2008), pp. 87-100; The Watchful Heart: A New Generation of Irish Poets, Poems and Essays, ed. Joan McBreen, (Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare: Salmon Press, 2009), pp. 44-51; essay: The Translatable Rhythm of Breath, in Poetry: Reading it, Writing it, Publishing it, ed. Jessie Lendennie, (Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare: Salmon Press, 2009), pp. 36-41, and The Irish Catullus, ed. Ronan Sheenan (Dublin, A.& A. Farmar,2010) pp.10-10, and Even the Daybreak:Celebrating 35 Years of Salmon Poetry, ed. Jessie Lendennie, (Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare: Salmon Press, 2016), pp. 343.


Poetry collections include, Swimming Lessons (2001), [in 3 sects., ‘Paddling’, ‘Breaststroke and Butterfly’ and ‘Swimming the Channel’]; The Map of Everything (2006) and Beyond The Sea (Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare: Salmon Press, 2012) ; writer in residence at The Princess Grace Irish Library in Monaco (2007). Anne lives in Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland.

Swimming Lessons map Author Editor The Compass colour of the world Deep Canyons uncharted voyage Anthologised Essays Periodicals Recordings


United States of Mind

written and read by Anne Fitzgerald

Poems from The Map of Everything


1. In The Family 7.45

2. Loreto Abbey Convent

School for Girls 21.30

3. United States of Mind 19.23


Sound Track : Gábhán Mac Cába

Violinist : Una McCabe

Recorded by Turoe Studios 2005

Soldiering On


written and read by Anne Fitzgerald


track length 10:31


Sound Track : Gábhán Mac Cába

Recorded by Turoe Studios 2003


From Painters & Poets


Artist

Thomas Delohery


Poets

Anne Fitzgerald


Pat Kelleher


Music

Gavin McCabe


Criticism

•    Manchester Review  (issue 17)


•    ‘The Translatable Rhythm of Breath’, in Poetry: Reading it, Writing it,         Publishing it, ed. Jessie Lendennie (Cliffs of Moher: Salmon Press             2009), pp.36-41,


•    Fiona Becket, review of The Map of Everything, in Stand, 187, 8           (Leeds UP 2008), pp.3-4


Formations  ©  Anne Fitzgerald

Requiem for the Sold


First broadcast on

RTE Radio 1,

Ray Darcy Show,

April 3rd 2017

Neptune House  ©  Anne Fitzgerald