Maureen Gallagher was born in Monaghan, and now lives in Galway City.
Her poetry has appeared in magazines and journals in Ireland, Britain, The United States, Canada, France and New Zealand. Her work has been anthologised in Van Gogh's Ear, Divas, Anthology 1, and others. She's had poetry reviews and criticism published in Poetry Ireland Review, Chapman, The Cork Literary Review, Staple, The Galway Advertiser and Ropes.
She is an accomplished performer of her work and has read at many events in Dublin and Galway, including at Cúirt International Festival. Her work has been broadcast on RTÉ. This is her first published collection.
Calling the Tune Poems by Maureen Gallagher 80 pp RRP €11.99 ISBN 978-0-9552604-7-6
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.