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Rody Gorman was born in Dublin in 1960. He lectures in creative writing and edits the annual bilingual anthology An Guth. He also works as an official and literary translator, with versions to his name of work by Cavafy, Yeats, Neruda, Milosz, Rósewicz, Popa, Holub, Aspenstrom and Snyder amongst others translated into Gaelic. He has published collections of poetry of his own in English, Irish and Scottish Gaelic including Fax (1996), Flora From Lusitania (2005) and Zonda? Khamsin? Sharaav? Camanchaca? (2006) and Beartan Briste/Burstbrokenshroudloomdeeds (2011). His selected poems, Chernilo, were published in 2006 and his most recent collections are Trìtheamhan (2017) and Cuala, Dothra (2021). Lorg Eile/Final Call, his latest New and Selected collection, was published in May 2022.
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