Author Profile: Gerard Smyth

Gerard Smyth was born in Dublin in 1951. He has been publishing poetry in literary journals in Ireland, Britain and North America since the late 1960s. He is the author of six collections: World Without End (New Writers' Press, 1977); Loss and Gain (Raven Arts Press, 1981); Painting the Pink Roses Black (Dedalus Press, 1986); and Daytime Sleeper (Dedalus, 2002), New Tenancy (Dedalus Press, 2004) which also appeared in a Romanian translation in 2003. His latest collection, The Mirror Tent, was published in 2007.

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