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James Lawless is an Irish poet and novelist. His awards, include the Scintilla Welsh Open Poetry Competition, the WOW award, the Cecil Day Lewis Award, the Sunday Tribune/Hennessy and Willesden Herald award nominations, and he was shortlisted for the Bridport Prize for short stories (2014) and was an award winner in the Colm Tóibín Short Story Awards (2020). He is the author of five novels, a poetry collection, a children’s collection of stories and a study of modern poetry for which he received an Irish arts bursary. He is an experienced workshop facilitator, a member the Irish Writers Union and of Poetry Ireland’s Writers in Schools scheme, and he is a book reviewer for The Irish Examiner and Sunday Independent. His works have been translated into several languages at https://bit.ly/3mB6yVv and are on audio at https://adbl.co/2HeCuOZ or https://adbl.co/3iR0fL9 Born in Dublin, he divides his time between County Kildare and West Cork; https://jameslawless.net

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