The Irish poet and neuroscientist Laurence O’Dwyer launched his debut collection.
The Irish poet and neuroscientist Laurence O’Dwyer launched his debut collection, Tractography at Keats House in London on Thursday night, 25th October. An original kernel of poems from the collection received the Patrick Kavanagh Award for Poetry in 2016. The book received the Straid Collection Award in 2018 and is published by Templar Poetry (UK).
Since the receipt of the Patrick Kavanagh Award in 2016, O’Dwyer has gone on to receive poetry fellowships from The MacDowell Colony (New Hampshire) and the Rensing Center (South Carolina). In 2018, he has worked as a visiting scholar at the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge and his poetry has received the Yeovil Poetry Prize for 2018.
Tractography is available from Amazon here.
His ongoing project about a lighthouse located in Arctic waters off the coast of Norway can be viewed here.