Greg Delanty earned a BA from the National University of Ireland. He is the author of several books of poetry, including Book Seventeen (Louisiana State University Press, 2015); Loosestrife (Fomite Press, 2011); The Ship of Birth (Louisiana State University Press, 2007); and The Blind Stitch (Oxford Series, Carcanet Press and LSU 2002). With Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, he coedited Jumping Off Shadows: Selected Contemporary Irish Poets (Cork University Press, 1995) and, with Robert Welch, coedited The Selected Poems of Patrick Galvin (Cork UP, 1995).
Delanty is the recipient of the Austin Clarke Award, the Allen Dowling Poetry Fellowship, a Guggenheim Grant, and the Patrick Kavanagh Award, among other honors. He is the poet in residence at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont.