Patrick Cotter


Patrick Cotter was born in Cork, Ireland in 1963. He works for the Munster Literature Centre where he curates major international literary awards and festivals. Prior to Making Music he has published several chapbooks and one full-length collection Perplexed Skin. His translations (with Taavi Tatsi) of the Estonian surrealist Andres Ehin are collected in the volume Moosebeetle Swallow. He is also the editor of Irish Vegetarian Cookery.

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Making Music
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Making Music contains more of "the quirky, strange and thought-provoking" poems for which Cotter has been praised. Angels in various forms proliferate in this collection, musing on mortality, the centrality of art, the fragility and misguidance of humanity. The book is rounded off with a pair of Celtic epyllia more influenced by Logue's Homer than Lady Gregory.

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angels    celtic    humour    irish    poetry    surreal