Lucy Brennan

Name: 
Lucy Brennan
Place of Birth: 
Dublin, Ireland
Date of Birth: 
October 16, 1931
Nationality: 
Irish (Canadian Citizen since 1965)
Home Community: 
Whitby
Website: 
http://www.lucybrennan.ca
Publications: 

Narrated CD of Poetry:

    • The tellings and Mad Sweeney (L.B. Music, Courtice, Ontario, 1997)

Poetry:

    • Migrants All (WatershedBooks, Toronto, 1999)

Play:

    • Daughter of the house (Performed in Toronto, 2008)   
Public Speaking Topics: 
  • Poetry
  • Irish culture
  • Irish playwrights
  • Irish poets
  • I have given numerous readings in Canada, the United States, and Ireland and in Canada House, London, England.
Occupation: 
  • Retired
  • Playwright
Education: 
  • M.F.A. in Creative Writing (Warren Wilson College, North Carolina)
Honours and Awards: 
  • Highly Recommended Award in a Petra Kenney Poetry Competition
  • My name is included in a Dictionary of Twentieth Century Irish Poets
  • My short ten-minute play was accepted for discussion at the Mid-America Theatre Conference in Chicago in 2005
  • Two of my short plays have been performed at the Driftwood Theatre fundraisers at "Trafalgar 24" in 2009 and 2010
Literary Influences: 

Too numerous to list