Sweeney, Matthew

Taught at the UEA : 1986 (as the Writing Fellow)

Biography

Irish poet Matthew Sweeney was the UEA writing fellow in 1986. His first collection A Dream of Maps was published in 1981 and was followed by fifteen more collections, published variously by Allison & Busby, Secker & Warburg, Jonathan Cape, Salt, Bloodaxe and Arc. He co-edited with Jo Shapcott the anthology Emergency Kit: Poems for Strange Times, published in 1996 by Faber & Faber.