Lucy Brennan

Place of Birth
Dublin, Ireland
Irish (Canadian Citizen since 1965)
Home Community
  • Retired
  • Playwright
  • 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

Narrated CD of Poetry:

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


  • Migrants All (WatershedBooks, Toronto, 1999)


  • 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.