Graham Allen

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Graham Allen is Professor at University College Cork, Ireland. His books include Harold Bloom: Towards a Poetics of Conflict (1994); Intertextuality (2000 and 2011); Roland Barthes (2003); The Salt Companion to Harold Bloom, co-editor with Roy Sellars (2007); Mary Shelley (2008) and The Reader’s Guide to Frankenstein (2008). His work has been translated into Japanese, Korean, and Persian.

His poems have previously been published in Southword; Other Poetry; The Stinging Fly; The Rialto; Poetry Ireland Review; Revival; La Questione Romantica; The Shop; Theory and Event; Cultural Politics; Transmission Annual; Cyphers. His texts for stage have been performed by Gatekrash Theatre Company at the Stack Theatre, Cork School of Music, at the Comedy Club, Cork, and at the Cork Midsummer Festival in 2008. He was the winner of the Listowel Single Poem Prize in 2010. His poetry was shortlisted for The Crashaw Prize in 2013, and the Fool for Poetry Prize in 2014. His collection, The One That Got Away, was published by New Binary Press in 2014.

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