Meet The Writers - Billy Ramsell

Billy Ramsell

Billy Ramsell was born in Cork in 1977 and educated at the North Monastery and UCC. He has published two collections with Dedalus Press, Complicated Pleasures in 2007 and The Architect’s Dream of Winter in 2013, which was shortlisted for the Irish Times Poetry Now Award and has recently been published in Italian translation.

He was awarded the Chair of Ireland Bursary for 2013 and the Poetry Ireland Residency Bursary for 2015. He has been invited to read his work at many festivals and literary events around the world and has taught on the MFA programme at Sierra Nevada College. He lives in Cork where he co-runs an educational publishing company. 

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