"Past and present illuminate each other in the work of this richly impressionist poet. First you will notice the musical fascination with words, echoes, rhymes; then the way that these poems shape themselves into teasing perspectives on big themes - the fidelity of nature, the infidelities of time and love, of loss and grief. The melancholy loveliness of sea-shore, the haunting loneliness of forgotten seaside towns are here, as well as brisk merciless narratives of modern life. A grown-up poet, brave and adventurous." - U A Fanthorpe.
Ruth O'Callaghan is a winner in international poetry competitions. Widely published in both magazines and anthologies she has been the invited guest reader at various venues both in the U.K and abroad and has been translated into Italian and Romanian. She has been a compare/reader at Richmond's Book Now Festival and is an adjudicator for a poetry competitionAlso a playwright her work has been presented at the Soho, Finborough, Oval House and Old Red Lion theatres.