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Gerard Killeen

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Department of Culture & Media
gkilleen@marylhurst.edu

Education

BA, University College, Dublin

Classes Taught

Celtic Worldviews
Celtic Cultures: Society, History and Literature
Irish Literature & National Identity
Intermediate Irish I
Intermediate Irish II
Form & Technique: Poetry
Writing Seminar II: Poetry
Senior Creative Writing Workshop

About

Ger Killeen's special interests are modern poetry, Celtic literature, the poetry of mysticism and critical theory. He is the author of several books including Lia A Léimfidh Thar Tonnta: A Stone That Will Leap Over The Waves (Trask House, 1999), which was nominated for an Oregon Book Award; A Wren (Bluestem Press), winner of the Bluestem Award for Poetry; and Signs Following (Parlor Press, 2005). His book Blood Orbits was published in 2009 by Parlor Press.

His work also appears in several anthologies including From Here We Speak (OSU Press), American Poetry: The Next Generation
(Carnegie-Mellon University Press), and The Gertrude Stein Awards 2006 (Green Integer).

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