Peter Fallon is an notable poet and translator, known for his collections such as “The Company of Horses” and “Strong, My Love.” His translations include notable works like “The Georgics of Virgil” and “Deeds and Their Days” based on Hesiod’s writings. In 1970, Fallon founded The Gallery Press, a prominent publishing house. He has also undertaken editorial projects, including the editing of Brian Friel’s Collected Plays and Derek Mahon’s Poems 1961-2020. Fallon is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and has served as an adjunct Professor there. He is a member of Aosdána, a prestigious Irish artistic organization, and HRHA.
Audrey Molloy, originally from Blackwater, County Wexford, now lives in Sydney. She holds a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University. Molloy’s talent as a poet has won her recognition, as she received the Hennessy Award for Emerging Poetry in 2019 and was a finalist for the An Post Irish Book Award for Irish Poem of the Year. Her debut collection, titled “The Important Things,” published in 2021, was shortlisted for the Seamus Heaney First Collection Poetry Prize and received the Anne Elder Award. Following it’s, her second collection, “The Blue Cocktail,” was published by The Gallery Press in 2023. With her distinctive voice and compelling poetry, Molloy continues to make an impact in the literary world.
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