Michael Longley

1939 –

Michael Longley is an Irish poet and the author of eleven collections of poetry, most recently Angel Hill (Wake Forest University Press, 2017). His other collections include The Stairwell (Wake Forest University Press, 2014), which was awarded the 2015 International Griffin Poetry Prize; The Weather in Japan (Jonathan Cape, 2000), which was awarded the 2000 T. S. Eliot Prize; and Gorse Flies (Wake Forest University Press, 1991), which was awarded the 1991 Whitbread Book Award for Poetry.

He lives in Belfast, Ireland.