Philip Cummings, born in Belfast in 1964.
His first poetry collection Néalta (Coiscéim, 2005) won the Irish Language prize in the Glen Dimplex New Writers Awards 2006 and was shortlisted for the Rupert and Eithne Strong Award 2006.
Dar Liom (Coiscéim, 2008) is a selection of his columns from the newspaper Lá Nua, where he was the Arts Editor from 2003 until 2008.
Other publications, as editor, are Ár Nuachtán Laethúil (Coiscéím, 2004), Lón Léitheoireachta 1 (Coiscéim, 2005) and Lón Léitheoireachta 2 (Coiscéim, 2008).
Philip Cummings at Cois Life