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Dr Flynn has published four poetry collections with Jonathan Cape: These Days (2004), Drives (2008), Profit and Loss (2011) and The Radio (2017), for which she has won an Eric Gregory Award, The Forward Prize for Best First Collection, The Rooney Prize for Irish Writing, a Major Individual Artist’s Award from the Arts Council NI, The Lawrence O’Shaughnessy Prize for Irish Literature, the AWB Vincent Literary Award and The Irish Times Poetry Now Award.

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PhD title: 'A form that's large enough to swim in': The Public and the Private in Autumn Journal'

Name: Manuella Moser
Years of Study: 2014
Country: United Kingdom

PhD title: Football Hooliganism and the Northern Poet

Name: Dane Holt
Years of Study: 2017
Country: United Kingdom


PhD title: Self-seeded: Varieties of English in the poetry of June Jordan, Liz Lochhead and contemporary women from Northern Ireland

Name: Elaine Gaston
Years of Study: 2015
Country: Northern Ireland

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