Irish Poet

Poem by English Ph.D. Student Ailbhe Darcy Featured by The Guardian

Published: September 25, 2012 - Author: Mary Hendriksen

A poem by University of Notre Dame English doctoral candidate Ailbhe Darcy is this week’s Poem of the Week in The Guardian.

Given that last week’s featured poem was William Shakespeare’s “The Phoenix and the Turtle,” Darcy’s “Silt Whisper” is in good company.

Ailbhe Darcy

Born in Dublin, Ireland, Darcy entered Notre Dame’s doctoral program in English in Fall 2008. While completing coursework in her Ph.D. program and beginning her dissertation research, she earned her MFA from Notre Dame in Creative Writing, working with Joyelle McSweeney.


 by Daily Domer Staff

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