Maggie O'Sullivan (born 1951) is a British poet, performer and visual artist associated with the British Poetry Revival.
O'Sullivan was born in Lincoln, England of Irish immigrant parents[citation needed]. She moved to London in 1971 and worked for the BBC until 1988. Her early work appeared in magazines such as Angel Exhaust. She now lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.
O'Sullivan's work is influenced by Kurt Schwitters, Joseph Beuys, Jerome Rothenberg, Bob Cobbing and Basil Bunting. Her books include An Incomplete Natural History (1984), In the House of the Shaman (1993), Red Shifts (2000) and Palace of Reptiles (2003). She edited out of everywhere: An anthology of contemporary linguistically innovative poetry by women in North America & the UK (1996).


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Paul Murphy 23 Jan 2018 02:44
I wonder where the inspiration for this poem comes from.