Patricia Burke Brogan, poet, playwright and painter was born in Co. Clare, Ireland, and lives in Galway city. Her paintings and graphics have been shown widely in Ireland and in selected international exhibitions. She has won many awards for her poems graphics and short stories.
Her stage play Eclipsed won a Fringe First at the Edinburgh Theatre Festival in 1992 as well as several other awards, and has been produced all over the world since then. Patricia was awarded an Arts Council Bursary in Creative Literature in 1993 and was supported from the Writer's European Script Fund in 1994.