Aidan Rooney, "Switzerland" (2020)

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Aidan Rooney, "Switzerland"

Statue by Bettina Eichin (Basel, Switzerland)

Bettina Eichin, Helvetia auf der Reise

Bettina Eichin, Helvetia auf der Reise

Biographical Note

Aidan Rooney (*1965) has been a resident of the U.S. since 1987. He teaches at Thayer Academy in Braintree, Massachusetts. Awarded the Hennessy Literary Award for New Irish Poet in 1997, his collections, Day Release (2000) and Tightrope (2007) are published by The Gallery Press. In 2013, he was awarded the Daniel Varoujan Award from the New England Poetry Club. His latest collection, Go There, is from MadHat Press (July 2020).