Anne Le Marquand Hartigan

Anne Le Marquand Hartigan trained as a painter at Reading University, England, and lives in Ireland. She has won awards for poetry, plays and visual art in Ireland and England.


Le Marquand Hartigan has published seven collections of poetry: Long Tongue, 1982 and Return Single 1986 published by Beaver Row Press, Dublin; Now is a Moveable Feast, 1991; Immortal Sins, 1993; Nourishment, 2006; To Keep the Light Burning, 2007, Unsweet Dreams, 2011 and an essay, Clearing The Space, A Why of Writing, 1996, all published by Salmon Publishing, Galway.


She has written six full length plays and won the Mobil Prize for Playwriting, Ireland, for The Secret Game, 1995. Beds, 1982 and La Corbière, 1989 were both premiered at the Dublin Theatre Festival. Jersey Lilies was premièred in The Beckett Theatre, Dublin, 1996.  La Corbière was staged at the Fringe Festival,Washington DC by Solas Nua, 2008 where it won ‘Pick of the Fringe.’