Shorter, Dora Sigerson (F)

Surname: Shorter (née Sigerson)
Forename(s): Dora
b. 16 August 1866. d. 6 January 1918. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Poet. Irish nationalist and involved in the Celtic revival. Born in Dublin to an Irish Catholic family closely connected to Ireland’s leading political and literary figures. Studied at the Dublin School of Art. Married Clement Shorter on 9 July 1896, and moved with him to London where they held a weekly salon. Prolific periodical poet. Influenced by her close friend, the poet Katherine Tynan, whom she met in 1887. Publications include Verses (1893), The Fairy Changeling and Other Poems (1898), Ballads and Poems (1899), My Lady’s Slipper and Other Verses (1899), The Woman Who Went to Hell, and Other Ballads and Lyrics (1902), *As the Sparks Fly Upward, Poems and Ballads*Love of Ireland, Poems and Ballads* (1916). Biographical information: Orlando. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The One Forgotten 1898-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8020