Edward O’Dwyer

Edward  was born in Limerick in 1984.  He is primarily a poet but has begun writing short fiction as well.

He has published two collections of poetry to date, with Salmon Poetry – The Rain on Cruise’s Street (2014) and Bad News, Good News, Bad News (2017).  His work has also been published in journals and anthologies throughout the world, including The Forward Book of Poetry. He edited two anthologies for Revival Press in Limerick – Sextet (2010) and Sextet 2 (2016). His poems have been nominated for Pushcart, Forward and Best of the Web Prizes, as well as being shortlisted for a Hennessy Award.

In 2010 he took part in Poetry Ireland’s Introductions Series. He has most recently completed a collection of ‘dark comedy’ micro fictions on the theme of infidelity, for which he is in the process of finding a publisher. Currently, he is working on his third collection of poetry and a collection of short stories.