• Bergin, Tara

    Bergin, Tara

    Tara Bergin (b.1974) was born in Dublin and came to the UK to undertake academic research. Her first poetry collection This is Yarrow was published by Carcanet in 2013 and won the Seamus Heaney Centre Prize. She wrote her PhD on Ted Hughes and his translations of János Pilinszky and currently teaches Creative Writing at Newcastle University.


"Candlestick’s website is enticing and you might find yourself buying pamphlets of poems about puddings and bicycles..." Erica Wagner
The Times

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