Irish writer Maureen Gallagher won first prize in the Hanna Greally Short Story Award in 2017. In 2021, she won the F(r)iction Story contest and was shortlisted for both memoir and short story in the Write By The Sea contests.
‘Poems of love and of politics and, on occasion, the politics of love and the love of politics. Biting satire coexist alongside poems of lyrical beauty.’ – WOS.
Anthology 1, a showcase collection, published in 2004 by Ainnir.
‘Maureen Gallagher shows her ear for the tonal possibilities of words and, by concentrating in the main on single images,discovers the power of extended metaphors.’ – Pat Boran (Preface to Anthology 1).