• Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index

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Dr Frank Sewell's PhD research into the poetry of Máirtín Ó Direáin, Seán Ó Ríordáin, Cathal Ó Searcaigh and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill was published as a monograph by Oxford University Press: Modern Irish Poetry: A New Alhambra (Oxford: OUP, 2000). Since then he has continued to write chapters and essays on the 'dual tradition' of twentieth-century Irish poetry in both English and Irish, including studies of work by Gabriel Rosenstock and Ciaran Carson. Other publications include translations of Irish poetry and short stories, Japanese poetry, and also original poetry. In addition Frank has edited several anthologies of contemporary writing.


1998 PhD, Irish poetry, Ulster University; 1992 BA Hons 1st Class: English (major) & Russian (minor)

Research Fields:

Poetry, Modern and contemporary writing in Irish, Bilingual writing in Ireland, Creative writing, Translation, International aspects of Irish Literature (esp. Russian / Slavonic links)

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Research Output

  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 7 Chapter
  • 6 Book
  • 4 Article
  • 3 Anthology

Máirtín Ó Direáin: Rogha Dánta / Selected Poems

Sewell, F., Sirr, P. (Translator) & Ó Direáin, M., Sep 2020, USA. 288 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

THE OXFORD HISTORY OF THE IRISH BOOK VOLUME II: The Printed Book in Irish 1567–2000s

Sewell, F. (ed.), Ó Ciardha, É. (ed.) & Titley, A. (ed.), 4 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Máirtín Ó Direáin: Rogha Dánta

    Translated title of the contribution: Máirtín Ó Direáin: Selected PoemsÓ Direáin, M., Sewell, F. (ed.) & Sewell, F. (Translator), 19 Oct 2018, An Spidéal, Co. na Gaillimhe, Éire: Cló Iar-Chonnacht. 307 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Selected Poems: Seán Ó Ríordáin

    Sewell, F. (ed.), 2014, Cló Iar-Chonnacht. 288 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

  • The Other Tongues: an Introduction to Writing in Gaelic and Scots in Ulster and the West of Scotland

    Agee, C. (ed.), Cheape, H. (ed.), Dillon, C. (ed.), Ferguson, F. (ed.), Mac Aindreasa, S. (ed.), Macdonald, M. (ed.), Mackay, P. (ed.), MacLeòid, A. (ed.), McLean, J. (ed.), O Searcaigh, C. (ed.), Philip, A. (ed.) & Sewell, F. (ed.), 2014, Irish Pages. 236 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology