Mary O’Donnell is a poet, short-story writer, and novelist. She has published eight collections of poetry, including Unlegendary Heroes (1998), Those April Fevers (2015), and most recently Massacre of the Birds. Novels include The Light-Makers, The Elysium Testament, and Where They Lie. She co-edited (with Manuela Palacios) the anthology of Galician Women’s poetry, To the Winds Our Sails.
A collection of essays on O’Donnell’s work appeared during 2018: Giving Shape to the Moment: the Art of Mary O’Donnell, Poet, Novelist, Short-story Writer (Peter Lang), initiated and edited by Prof Elena Jaime de Pablos, with contributions from Spanish and Irish academics and writers. She is a member of Aosdana since 2001. Contact: email@example.com or through www.maryodonnell.com