Catherine Ann Cullen
Catherine Ann Cullen is a poet and children’s writer. Born in Drogheda, Co. Louth, she is a graduate of the M.Phil in Creative Writing at Trinity College Dublin. She has published three volumes of poems, A Bone in My Throat (2007) and Strange Familiar (2013), the best of which are gathered together with new poems in The Other Now (Dedalus Press). Her verse- stories for children, The Magical, Mystical, Marvelous Coat (2001) and Thirsty Baby (2003), have been published in the US, the former winning a gold award for Poetry and Folklore from the American Parents Association. Catherine Ann Cullen has made a number of documentaries and a series about food for RTÉ Radio 1 and has produced current affairs, arts and features. She is currently the inaugural Poetry Ireland Poet-in-Residence.