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David McLoghlin

David McLoghlin

David McLoghlin

David McLoghlin was born in Dublin in 1972.  His collections with Salmon are Santiago Sketches (2017) and Waiting for Saint Brendan and Other Poems (2012), a section of which was awarded second prize in The Patrick Kavanagh Awards. Sign Tongue, translations from the work of Chilean poet Enrique Winter, won the 2014 Goodmorning Menagerie Chapbook-in-Translation prize. David received first-class honours from University College, Dublin for his research MA in modern Spanish literature. He also holds an MFA in Poetry from New York University, where he was a Teaching Fellow. David received a major Bursary from The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon in 2006, and was the Howard Nemerov Scholar at the 2011 Sewanee Writers’ Conference. Between 2003 and 2005 he received several grants to study Galician in Santiago de Compostela. Most recently, he won the open category of the Voices of War International Poetry Prize for a poem about the Vietnam War. He was also a prize-winning finalist for the 2015 Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize (now The Moth Poetry Prize), judged by Billy Collins. His work has been broadcast on WNYC’s Radiolab, and has appeared in The Moth, Poetry Ireland Review, The Sunday Business Post, Barrow Street, Magma, The Stinging Fly, Cimarron Review, Hayden's Ferry Review and Poetry International. After 10 years in Brooklyn, NY, David now lives in Cork with his wife and daughter.

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