Aidan Rooney was born in 1965 in Monaghan, Ireland, and educated at Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, National University of Ireland. A resident of the U.S. since 1987, he lives in Hingham, Massachusetts, and teaches at Thayer Academy. He was awarded the Hennessy Literary Award for New Irish Poet in 1997, and his collections—Day Release (2000) and Tightrope (2007)—are published by The Gallery Press in Ireland. In 2013, he was awarded the Daniel Varoujan Award from the New England Poetry Club. Widely published in Europe and North America, his work has appeared in various anthologies, Staying Alive (Bloodaxe) and 180 More (Random House) among these. Go There is Aidan Rooney’s first U.S. book publication.
is now available from MadHat Press.