Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney

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Seamus Heaney was born in Co. Derry in 1939. He studied at St. Columbs College, Derry, and at Queens University, Belfast. After graduating from Queens in 1961, he taught at St. Josephs College of Education in Belfast before taking a lectureship in the English Department at Queens from 1966-1972 (during the academic year 1970-1971 he held a visiting lectureship at the University of California at Berkeley). His first collection, Eleven Poems,was published as part of the Queens Festival pamphlet series, followed by Death of a Naturalist in 1966, and Door Into the Darkin 1969. He received the Eric Gregory Award in 1966, followed by the Cholomondeley Award, 1967, the Somerset Maugham Award, 1968, and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize also in 1968.

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  • Michael Longley VIAF Wikipedia - colleague, correspondedWith
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