Iggy McGovern is Fellow Emeritus in Physics at Trinity College Dublin. He has published three collections of poetry with Dedalus Press: The King of Suburbia (2005), Safe House (2010) and The Eyes of Isaac Newton (2017). A Mystic Dream of 4, a poetic biography of the nineteenth-century Irish mathematician and poet William Rowan Hamilton, is published by Quaternia Press (2013). Iggy’s awards include the Ireland Chair of Poetry Bursary, the Glen Dimplex New Writers Award for Poetry and the Hennessy Literary Award. He edited the anthology 20/12: Twenty Irish Poets Respond to Science in Twelve Lines, published in 2012 by Dedalus Press in association with Quaternia Press.
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