Richard Dyer

Richard Dyer is a widely published art critic, reviewer, poet, fiction writer and practising artist. His poetry and fiction have been published in Contemporary, Ambit, Moving Worlds, Le Gun, Victoria, / seconds and Junger Welt among others. His first poetry collection, A Western Journey, was published by Arlen House, in October 2006. In 2008 he published a second collection, Bog Landscapes, released as a DVD. In October 2010 he read with John Cooper Clarke in Galway. He is an editor at Third Text, Art Editor of Wasafiri and a Corresponding Editor for Ambit literary magazine.

“Richard’s poetry is sturdy, strong, and the sounds of words are pushed beyond the literal to a music out of jagged meaning. While one effect is that of melancholy, there is redemption too.”
Michael D Higgins


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