Jane Clarke is the author of two poetry collections, The River and When the Tree Falls (Bloodaxe Books 2015 & 2019), as well as an illustrated chapbook, All the Way Home, (Smith|Doorstop 2019). Jane’s awards include the 2016 Hennessy Literary Award for Poetry and the 2016 Listowel Writers’ Week Poem of the Year. She grew up on a farm in Roscommon and now lives with her wife in the uplands of Co. Wicklow. Jane’s third collection A Change in the Air will be published by Bloodaxe Books in May 2023.


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