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Editor , novelist , playwright , poet

Dermot Bolger, Irish novelist, playwright, poet, editor. Recipient A.E. Memorial prize, 1980, Samuel Beckett prize, 1990, Edinburgh Fringe 1st award, 1990, 95, Stewart Parker prize British Broadcasting Corporation, 1990; Macaulay fellow, 1987. Member Aosdana.

Background

Bolger, Dermot was born on February 2, 1959 in Dublin, Ireland.

Education

Graduate, Benevin College, Dublin, 1977.

Career

Founder, editor Raven Arts Press, 1974-1992. Founder, executive editor New Island Books, since 1992.

Works

Membership

Member Aosdana.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Soccer, golf.

Connections

Son of Roger and Bridie (Flanagan) B. M. Bernadette Clifton, December 17, 1988. ChilrenL: Donnacha, Diarmuid.

father:
Roger Bolger

mother:
Bridie (Flanagan) Bolger