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


  • gatherings of writers known simply as "the group." VIAF - memberOf, affiliation
  • Royal Belfast Academical Institution VIAF - workLocation
  • Gallery Press VIAF - correspondedWith, association
  • Secker & Warburg VIAF - mentions, correspondedWith
  • Queen's University of Belfast Wikipedia - alumniOf
  • Belfast Telegraph VIAF - correspondedWith
  • British Broadcasting Corporation VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Oxford University Press VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Faber and Faber VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Blackstaff Press VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Ulster Museum VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Radio Telefis Eireann VIAF - correspondedWith
  • University of St Thomas at St Paul, Minnesota VIAF - association