Dr. Robyn Rowland

Robyn is an Irish-Australian citizen living in both Connemara and Australia. She also regularly works in Turkey.

She has written twelve books, nine of poetry. Her books in 2015 were Line of Drift from Doire Press, Ireland, supported by the Irish Arts Council, and her bi-lingual This Intimate War Gallipoli/Çanakkale 1915 – İçli Dışlı Bir Savaş: Gelibolu/Çanakkale 1915 published by Spinifex Press in Australia. Turkish translations by Mehmet Ali Çelikel.  Her new book is Mosaics from the Map with Doire Press, 2018.

Robyn’s poetry appears in national and international journals and in over forty anthologies, including eight editions of Best Australian Poems.  She has read in many countries including, Bosnia, Serbia, Austria, Turkey, Canada, India, and Portugal.  Her work is on film at the National Irish poetry Archives, James Joyce Library, UCD. Dublin.