Peter Sirr lives in Dublin where he works as a freelance writer and translator. His most recent collection of poems is The Rooms, published by Gallery in 2014 and shortlisted for the Irish Times Poetry Now Award. The Thing Is, published by Gallery Press in 2009, was awarded the Michael Hartnett Prize in 2011. The Gallery Press has also published Marginal Zones (1984), Talk, Talk (1987), Ways of Falling (1991), The Ledger of Fruitful Exchange (1995), Bring Everything (2000), Selected Poems and Nonetheless (both 2004). He is a member of Aosdána.

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