Moireen Fox Cheavasa (1883-1972) was an Irish poet. The editors of Poetry, Harriet Monroe and Alice Corbin Henderson included in their 1917 selection for The New Poetry: An Anthology poems by Moireen Fox. According to Adrienne Munich and Melissa Bradshaw, authors of Amy Lowell, American Modern, what connects these poets is their appartenance to the queer sisterhood.
Fox was born in Pinner, Greater London, England, to Anglo-Irish parents. She moved to Ireland in 1907 and enrolled in Ballingeary College. She married Claude Chevasse in 1917, and the couple moved to Galway, where they maintained an Irish-speaking household. Cheavasa was received into the Catholic Church in 1935. Besides poetry, her literary output included fiction, drama and biography.
Padraic Colum included her poem, "The Fairy Lover," in his 1922 Anthology of Irish Verse.
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