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Rita Ann Higgins

Rita Ann Higgins

Poet and Playwright

Rita Ann Higgins was born in Galway and divides her time between Galway and Spiddal. Her first five poetry collections were published by Salmon Publishing: Goddess on the Mervue Bus (1986); Witch in the Bushes (1988); Goddess and Witch (1990); Philomena's Revenge (1992); Higher Purchase (1996). Bloodaxe Books published her next three collections: Sunny Side Plucked (1996); An Awful Racket (2001); Throw in the Vowels New & Selected Poems (2005). Her plays include: Face Licker Come Home (1991), God of the Hatch Man (1992), Colie Lally Doesn't Live in a Bucket (1993) and Down All the Roundabouts (1999).

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