July 3, 2011

Iggy McGovern

Iggy McGovern was born in Coleraine and lives in Dublin, where he is Associate Professor of Physics at Trinity College. His poems have appeared widely in both journal and anthology formats, as well as in the “Poetry In Motion” series on DART trains. Awards include the Ireland Chair of Poetry Bursary and the Hennessy Literary Award for Poetry. A first collection, The King of Suburbia, published by Dedalus Press in 2005, received the inaugural Glen Dimplex New Writers Award for Poetry. A second collection Safe House is published by Dedalus Press in 2010.