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


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  • Royal Belfast Academical Institution VIAF - workLocation
  • Secker & Warburg VIAF - mentions, correspondedWith
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  • Queen's University of Belfast Wikipedia - alumniOf
  • Ulster Museum VIAF - correspondedWith
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  • Faber and Faber VIAF - correspondedWith
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  • University of St Thomas at St Paul, Minnesota VIAF - association