McKiernan_headshot_2019

Location

Genres

Age Groups

Tags

Available For

Book Club Visits
Readings/Presentations
School Visits
Workshops

Connect

Contact form submissions will be sent directly to the author. For tracking purposes only, The Friends will also receive a copy.

Ethna McKiernan

Ethna McKiernan has been twice awarded a Minnesota State Arts Board grant in poetry. Her first book was nominated for the Minnesota Book Award and her work has been widely anthologized, including in Notre Dame’s Book of Irish American Poetry, 33 Minnesota Poets, and more. McKiernan holds an MFA from Warren Wilson Program for Writers. Her fourth book, Swimming With Shadows, is due from Salmon Poetry in spring 2019. McKiernan works in Street Outreach for a non-profit serving the Minneapolis homeless population. In an earlier life, she was CEO of Irish Books and Media, Inc.

Recent & Notable Works

Mckiernan_cover_2011
Mckiernan_cover_2002

Bibliography

Swimming With Shadows (Salmon Poetry, 2019)

Sky Thick With Fireflies (Salmon Poetry, 2011)

The One Who Swears You Can’t Start Over (Salmon Poetry, 2002)

Caravan (Midwest Villages & Voices and The Dedalus Press, 1989)

FSPPL_cmyk
MN-Center-for-the-Book
logo_sm