Anne Fitzgerald : Poet. Raised in Sandycove Co. Dublin, Ireland. Educated at Loreto Abbey Dalkey, Trinity College, Dublin (Law), and Queen’s University, Belfast; lived and worked in North America and England.
Edited, produced and designed four anthologies of young adults’ poetry: The Colour of the World (2003); The Compass (2004); Uncharted Voyage (2004); Deep Canyons (2005); founded Loreto Abbey Dalkey Press (2004) and MET Press (2003), both school publishing houses. Anne is listed on Poetry Ireland Directory of Writers and Schools
Anthologised in Stream and Gliding Sun, ed. David Wheatley (Wicklow: Wicklow County Council, 1998), pp. 151-152 ; Thornfield Anthology, introduced and selected by Andrew Carpenter,(Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare: Salmon Press, 2008), pp. 87-100; The Watchful Heart: A New Generation of Irish Poets, Poems and Essays, ed. Joan McBreen, (Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare: Salmon Press, 2009), pp. 44-51; essay: The Translatable Rhythm of Breath, in Poetry: Reading it, Writing it, Publishing it, ed. Jessie Lendennie, (Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare: Salmon Press, 2009), pp. 36-41, and The Irish Catullus, ed. Ronan Sheenan (Dublin, A.& A. Farmar,2010) pp.10-10, and Even the Daybreak:Celebrating 35 Years of Salmon Poetry, ed. Jessie Lendennie, (Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare: Salmon Press, 2016), pp. 343.
Poetry collections include, Swimming Lessons (2001), [in 3 sects., ‘Paddling’, ‘Breaststroke and Butterfly’ and ‘Swimming the Channel’]; The Map of Everything (2006), Beyond The Sea (Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare: Salmon Press, 2012) and Vacant Possession (Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare: Salmon Press, 2017); writer in residence at The Princess Grace Irish Library in Monaco (2007). Anne lives in Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland.