seamus scanlon

Fiction Writer

25 Broadway, 7-28 City College Downtown
New York, NY 10004
Phone: 
212 925 6625
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Author's Bio

Books:

  • 2020 The McGowan Trilogy (Spanish, Artepoetica Press, in press 2020)
  • 2019 Afterburn (Arlen House, in press 2019)
  • 2019 The Blood Flow Game (Arlen House, in press 2019)
  • 2017 lrlanda en el corazón, Artepoetica Press
  • 2014 The McGowan Trilogy, Arlen House
  • 2012 As Close As You’ll Ever Be, Cairn Press

Anthologies:

  • Open Eyed, Full Throated (poetry) (Arlen House March 21, 2019)
  • Reading the Future: New Writing from Ireland (Arlen House, January 5, 2019)
  • Musings (La Muse Press, France, 2018)
  •  The Writing Irish of New York (Lavender Press, USA, 2018)
  • Multilingual anthology : the Americas poetry festival of New York 2015 eds. Aguasaco, Carlos; Santos, Yrene (Artepoetica Press, 2015)
  • Multilingual anthology : the Americas poetry festival of New York 2014 eds. Aguasaco, Carlos; Santos, Yrene (Artepoetica Press, 2014)
  • The Artistic Atlas of Galway, Doire Press, Galway, Ireland (July 2013)
  • Over The Edge: the First Ten Years. Salmon Publishing, Ireland (Dec, 2103)
  • The Fish Anthology 2012, Fish Publishing, Cork, Ireland
  • The Fish Anthology 2011, Fish Publishing, Cork, Ireland
  • The Fish Anthology 2010, Fish Publishing, Cork, Ireland

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
2010 Fish Anthology (Fish Publishing, 2016)
,
Over The Edge Anthology: The First 10 years (Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2016)
,
2011 Fish Anthology (Fish Publishing, 2015)
,
2012 Fish Anthology (Fish Publishing, 2012)
Book:
The McGowan Trilogy (Arlen House, 2014)
Prizes won: 
  • 2019: Federated Union of Teachers. Special Award for Librarianship and Artistic Achievement
  • 2016: President's Award for Faculty Service at City College
  • 2014: Dora Maar House Residency
  • 2012: MacDowell Artists Colony Residency
  • 2012: Emerging Writer Fellowship, Center for Fiction, New York
  • 2012: Roanoke Review Fiction Prize Finalist
  • 2012: Fish Publishing Short Memoir Finalist
  • 2011: Artist in Residence, the cell theater
  • 2011: Gemini Magazine Short Story Winner
  • 2011: Fish Publishing One Page Story Winner
  • 2010: Over the Edge Writer of the Year
  • 2010: Fish Publishing One Page Story Finalist
  • 2009: Carnegie Corporation/New York Times ‘I Love My Librarian’ Award
  • 2008: Hennessy New Irish Writing Award Finalist

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
galway
Ireland
Raised in: 
galway
Ireland
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Last update: Sep 14, 2019