Sinead Morrissey was born in Portadown, and has lived in
Polly Clark writes of The State of the Prisons: ‘Sinead Morrissey’s new collection is impressive in its range of poetic styles and forms: from an epic ballad, to a travelogue, to short and sharp pieces dealing with subjects such as forgiveness and the Troubles, this book shows the skills of an ambitious, curious writer, engaged with the world and with the confidence to try new ways of showing it to us.’
The following recordings were made at the Louis MacNeice
Centenary Celebration and Conference at Queen's University,
Flight of the Heart
(by Louis MacNeice)
© All recordings copyright Sinead Morrissey and the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry.
Sinead read with Paul Farley, Don Paterson and Paul Muldoon.