Dermot McGarthy

Dermot McGarthy was born in Dublin, Ireland, 53 years ago. A teacher and academic  for most of his life, he has worked and travelled widely throughout the world. He began writing short stories in his teens, and  for the last 15 years has been writing poetry , some of which have  been  published in literary magazines in Ireland. He has also self published three poetry collections to date, Standing Room Only (2004), Goldfish Logic (2006) and Building Work (2008).He recorded a spoken word CD entitlede Ancient Air (2010) and is currently planning a new collection of poems to be published later this year.