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Noel King

About Noel King

Noel King was born and lives in Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland. In 2015 he reached his 1000th publication of a poem, haiku or short story in magazines and journals in thirty-eight countries. Along the way he has been a singer with the famous Bunratty Castle Entertainers and has worked as an arts administrator and poetry editor.

He has edited more than fifty books of work by others and was poetry editor of Revival Literary Journal (Limerick Writers' Centre) in 2012/13. Anthology publications include The Second Genesis: An Anthology of Contemporary World Poetry (AR.A.W.,India, 2014).

His poetry collections are published by Salmon: Prophesying the Past (2010), The Stern Wave (2013) and Sons (2015).

His poems have been translated into Russian and other European languages.

He has been a prizewinner in the William Allingham Short Story Competition. In 2011 he was shortlisted for the Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Prize.

Noel King

Noel King
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Readings, Events

Noel King's free creative writing classes start again in Tralee on Tuesday, 12th February, 2019 from 11am to 1pm. They are  open to adults of all ages and held in Liber House, Monavalley, Tralee (Eircode V92 NN80).
To book a place, please contact Tracy Corridon on 066 7121488.
Noel King is a writer, actor and musician, native of Tralee, Co. Kerry. His poems, haiku, short stories, reviews and articles have been published in over thirty-eight countries.  


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