Frank Ormsby

Frank Ormsby

Frank Ormsby standing with his arms crossed

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Frank Ormsby was born in Co. Fermanagh in 1947 and educated at St. Michaels College, Enniskillen and at Queens University where he took an M.A. in English. In 1970 he took over the editorship of The Honest Ulsterman from James Simmons. His first collection of poems, A Store of Candles, was published in 1977, five years after the Group had ceased to meet.

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  • Seamus Heaney VIAF Wikipedia - correspondedWith
  • Peter Fallon VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Tom Paulin VIAF - correspondedWith
  • James Simmons VIAF Wikipedia - colleague, correspondedWith
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  • Paul Muldoon VIAF Wikipedia - mentions, correspondedWith
  • Marcus, David VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Ciaran Carson VIAF Wikipedia - correspondedWith
  • Edna Longley VIAF Wikipedia - correspondedWith
  • Hewitt, John VIAF - correspondedWith
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  • Robert Johnstone VIAF - colleague
  • McGuckian, Medbh, 1950- VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Michael Allen VIAF - knows


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  • Secker & Warburg VIAF - mentions, correspondedWith
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  • Faber and Faber VIAF - correspondedWith
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  • University of St Thomas at St Paul, Minnesota VIAF - association