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Dora Sigerson Shorter's Biography (Books)

Dora Maria Sigerson Shorter (16 August 1866 - 6 January 1918) was an Irish poet and sculptor, who after her marriage in 1895 wrote under the name Dora Sigerson Shorter.

She was born in Dublin, Ireland, the daughter of George Sigerson, a surgeon and writer, and Hester (nee Varian), also a writer. She was a major figure of the Irish Literary Revival, publishing many collections of poetry from 1893. Her friends included Katharine Tynan, Rose Kavanagh and Alice Furlong, writers and poets.

In 1895 Dora Sigerson Shorter married Clement King Shorter, an English journalist and literary critic. They lived together in London, until her death at age 51 from undisclosed causes.

Dora Sigerson Shorter Select works:


- The Fairy Changeling and Other Poems London & NY: J Lane 1897
- The Story and Song of Black Roderick London: Alex. Moring 1906

Source: wikipedia