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Judy Brown & Martina Evans

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Judy Brown explores the impact of two decades of legal practice on her poetry career, and Martina Evans considers literary beginnings in a big County Cork family. Judy Brown considers how two decades spent as a practising lawyer have impacted her experiences and processes of writing, and considers the parallels and contrasts between the law and poetry. Martina Evans considers her unlikely literary beginnings as the youngest of ten in a County Cork family: ‘I was known as a dreamer, a fumbler, a fool; if I was so busy dreaming, how did I notice so many things? My family asked this question too, even then.’


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