Mark Granier was born in London in 1957. He completed an MA in Poetry/Creative Writing with Lancaster University and has been teaching creative writing in UCD for several years.
He has published four poetry collections: Airborne (Salmon Poetry, 2001), The Sky Road (Salmon Poetry, 2007), Fade Street (Salt, 2010) and Haunt (Salmon Poetry, 2015).
He received three Arts Council bursaries, in 2002, 2008 and 2013. His awards include the New Writer Poetry Prize in 1997, the Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize in 2004 and The Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Poetry Fellowship in 2011.
He is also an award-winning photographer and has done book cover work for Faber, The O’Brien Press, Dedalus Press and others.
He lives in Dublin.
Mark Granier interview at The Parlour Review