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Iggy McGovern

Poet Iggy McGovern was born in Coleraine and lives in Dublin, where he is Fellow Emeritus in Physics at Trinity College. He has published two collections of poetry with Dedalus Press, The King of Suburbia (2005) and Safe House (2010). Awards include the Hennessy Literary Award for Poetry and the Glen Dimplex New Writers Award for Poetry. He edited the anthology 20|12: Twenty Irish Poets Respond to Science in Twelve Lines (Dedalus / Quaternia Press 2012). His latest publication is A Mystic Dream of 4 (Quaternia Press 2013), a sonnet sequence based on the life of 19th century mathematician, William Rowan Hamilton.

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