The world (Michelle) O’Sullivan creates is very still, almost but not quite silent, but its salient features are beautifully illumined and it is always and entirely her own.
— Poetry Book Society Bulletin
Michelle O’Sullivan was born in Chicago in 1972 and grew up in County Sligo. She has a BA and MA from the University of Hertfordshire and worked in England as a primary school teacher. She has also lived in Greece and the US. She now lives in County Mayo and works as a home tutor.
Her first collection, The Blue End of Stars, was published in 2012 and was shortlisted for the Michael Murphy Memorial Prize and won the Shine/Strong Award. Her subsequent collection, The Flower and the Frozen Sea (2015) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Michelle’s third collection, This One High Field, was published in 2018.
Michelle O’Sullivan Titles
This One High Field€11.95 – €18.50
The Blue End of Stars€11.95 – €18.50
A Body’s Language from The Blue End of Stars (2012).
The Orchard from The Blue End of Stars (2012).
Leaving the House Empty from The Blue End of Stars (2012).