Gerard Smyth wabiog-shots born in Dublin in 1951 and began publishing poetry in the late 1960s when his first poems were published by David Marcus in the New Irish Writing Page of The Irish Press and by James Simmons in The Honest Ulsterman.
Smyth has worked all his professional life as a journalist with The Irish Times with responsibility for arts coverage. He was the newspaper’s poetry critic for several years in the late 1970s. He is currently the newspaper’s poetry editor.
If Ever You Go: A Map of Dublin in Poetry and Song is a unique invitation to explore, street by street, one of the world's most famous literary capitals through the poems and songs it has inspired down the ages, from bot ...Quick View