Eileen Cleary


Whitman, MA
Massachusetts US

Author's Bio

Eileen Cleary is the author of 'Child ward of the Commonwealth' (Main Street Rag Press, 2019), which received an honorable mention for the Sheila Margaret Motton Book Prize, and ' 2 a.m. with Keats' (Nixes Mate, 2021) She co-edited the anthology ' Voices Amidst the Virus' which was the featured text at the 2021 MSU Filmetry Festival. Her poems have been published in Sugar House Review, West Texas Literary Review, The American Journal of Poetry, Solstice: A Magazine of Diverse Voices, and other journals. Cleary founded and edits the Lily Poetry Review and Lily Poetry Review Books, and curates the Lily Poetry Salon. She teaches poetry through the Lily Poetry Review Poetry Clinic.


Publications & Prizes

2 A.M with Keats (Nixes Mate Books, 2021)
Child Ward of the Commonwealth (Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2019)
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The American Journal of Poetry
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Honorable Mention Sheila Margaret Motton Book Award for Child Ward of the Commonwealth (2019)

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Irish American
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Born in: 
brockton, MA
Raised in: 
Boston, Ma, MA
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Last update: Jul 13, 2021