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Black State Cars Aug 6, 2008
WINNER OF THE 2nd SALMON POETRY PUBLICATION PRIZE
"The voice of this well sustained and consistently strong collection is unusually urban. Cosmopolitan in the real sense of the word; its strength is in its landscape and structure. Starting with a variant of the Shipping News and weaving through locations like Athlone; Connolly Station, Dublin; Berlin, and Russia, the writer shows his ability to make each place his own as he brings the reader through his multi-faceted world of imagination and place." Joe Woods, Adjudicator of the Salmon Poetry Publication Prize
About the Poet
Alan Jude Moore was born in Dublin in 1973. He currently lives in Moscow. His poetry has been published in numerous publications in Ireland, the UK and the USA, including Poetry Ireland Review, The Stinging Fly, The Burning Bush, Books Ireland, Ropes, Force 10, The New Writer and Kestrel. He was short-listed in 1999 for fiction in the New Irish Writing / Hennessy Literary Awards. He took part in the Poetry Ireland Introductions readings in Dublin in 2001. Black State Cars was the recipient of a Salmon Poetry Publication Prize for a first collection.