Alan Titley is a prolific author, having written ten novels, five collections of stories, poetry, plays, translations, film scripts, and literary scholarship. Notably, he translated Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s Cré na Cille into English as The Dirty Dust, published by Yale University Press. His verse novel, An Bhean Feasa (“The Wise Witch”), tells the story of Goody Glover, an Irish emigrant executed as a witch in Boston in 1688.
Gabriel Fitzmaurice, hailing from Moyvane, Co. Kerry, has left an indelible mark as an author and educator. With over 60 books to his credit, Fitzmaurice’s repertoire includes poetry collections in English and Irish, verse collections for children, translations, and anthologies. His works have been praised internationally, and he has been honoured with the Listowel Writers’ Week John B. Keane Lifetime Achievement Award.
Alan Titley and Gabriel Fitzmaurice stand as prominent figures in Irish literature, both celebrated for their unique contributions, deepening our appreciation for storytelling, and captivating readers across generations.
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