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Aidan RooneyAidan 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.

Go There, a poetry collection by Aidan Rooney,
is now available from MadHat Press.
Go There cover


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MadHat Press seeks to foster the work of writers and poets: explosive, lyrical, passionate, deeply wrought voices that stretch the boundaries of language, narrative and image, vital and enduring literary voices that sing on the page as well as in the mind.

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