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Monk Gibbon Biography | Poet

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William Monk Gibbon (1896 - 29 November 1987) was an Irish poet and prolific author, known as "The Grand Old Man of Irish Letters". His collection of over twenty volumes of poetry, autobiography, travel and criticism are kept at Queen's University Belfast. He also wrote many published novels, and has been characterised as "self-regarding and prickly".