November 8, 2019

 Lantern has been shortlisted for the 2019 Michael Marks Award, to be announced at the British Library on 10th December.

The judges commented, 'In this assured debut, wild garlic, wych elm, silver birch and waterlily are gently held up to and treasured by an elegiac, re...

June 17, 2019

At the annual Society of Authors Awards, held at Southwark Cathedral on 17th June 2019, Seán was awarded an Eric Gregory Award for the poems collected in Lantern. 

You can read more about the awards and other winners here.

June 17, 2019

As part of Bealtaine Festival 2019, Seán collaborated with the Education & Outreach Department of the Museum of Natural History, Dublin, to create a poetry morning at the Dead Zoo. During the activity, visitors varying from adults to school groups, explored the Museum...

April 23, 2019

Poetry Ireland Review editor Eavan Boland has chosen Seán as the featured poet for the Spring Issue of Poetry Ireland Review. Read more here.

April 23, 2019

 Lantern has been chosen as the Poetry Book Society Summer Pamphlet Choice for 2019. The selectors were A.B. Jackson and Degna Stone. 

November 6, 2017

Seán has been announced as the winner of the 2017 Resurgence Prize. The Prize is the world’s first major award for ecopoetry. With a first prize of £5,000 for the best single poem embracing ecological themes, the award ranks amongst the most prestigious of any English...

October 17, 2017

Seán read some new poems, and was interviewed by Olivia O'Leary, on the RTÉ Poetry Programme on Saturday 14th October, alongside Tara Bergin. You can listen back to the programme here

June 1, 2017

Seán will be talking about John Hewitt's Natural World at the John Hewitt Summer School this year on 25th July. Tickets available here: http://www.marketplacearmagh.com/whats-on/jhiss-john-hewitts-natural-world-jul-2017/

May 2, 2017

 Seán will be reading at Durham Book Festival on 15th October 2017. Ticket information tbc. 

May 2, 2017

Seán will be reading at Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, on 11th July 2017, alongside Maria Isakova Bennett.

The reading will be from 6 - 7.30pm.

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