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
  • Seamus Heaney VIAF Wikipedia - correspondedWith
  • Fallon, Peter, 1951- VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Paulin, Tom. VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Robert Johnstone VIAF - colleague
  • Michael Foley VIAF - colleague
  • Michael Longley VIAF Wikipedia - correspondedWith
  • Paul Muldoon VIAF Wikipedia - mentions, correspondedWith
  • Marcus, David VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Michael Allen VIAF - knows
  • Ciaran Carson VIAF Wikipedia - correspondedWith
  • Hewitt, John VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Edna Longley VIAF Wikipedia - correspondedWith
  • McGuckian, Medbh, 1950- VIAF - correspondedWith


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  • Royal Belfast Academical Institution VIAF - workLocation
  • Queen's University of Belfast Wikipedia - alumniOf
  • Gallery Press VIAF - correspondedWith, association
  • Secker & Warburg VIAF - mentions, correspondedWith
  • Oxford University Press VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Faber and Faber VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Ulster Museum VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Radio Telefis Eireann VIAF - correspondedWith
  • British Broadcasting Corporation VIAF - correspondedWith
  • University of St Thomas at St Paul, Minnesota VIAF - association
  • Blackstaff Press VIAF - correspondedWith