Julieann Campbell

Julieann Campbell was born in 1976 and lives in Derry, Northern Ireland, with her five-year-old daughter Saffron.

A former reporter for the Derry Journal, Julieann’s poetry has been widely published and she won 1st place for a collection in Ireland’s 2008 Charles Macklin Poetry Competition.

In June 2015, Julieann launched her debut solo collection of poetry, ‘Milk Teeth’, with the city’s premier publishing house, Guildhall Press.

Fueled by a family link, Julieann has worked alongside the Bloody Sunday Trust on various projects. In 2008, she co-edited ‘Harrowing of the Heart: The Poetry of Bloody Sunday’ (Guildhall Press), which contained previously unseen local work alongside that of Seamus Heaney, Brian Friel, John Lennon, and Paul Muldoon, as well as contributing to ‘City of Music: Derry’s Music Heritage’ and ‘Wonderful World of Worders’, both by Guildhall Press.

Books in order of publication:

Harrowing of the Heart: The Poetry of Bloody Sunday – 2008

City of Music: Derry’s Musical Heritage – 2008

Setting the Truth Free: The Inside Story of the Bloody Sunday Justice Campaign – 2012

Milk Teeth: Poems – 2015

Beyond the Silence: Women’s Unheard Voices from the Troubles – 2016

On Bloody Sunday: A New History Of The Day And Its Aftermath – By The People Who Were There – 2022

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