Liddy, John

John Liddy
John Liddy © Pilar Gutierrez Image source munsterlit.ie

John Liddy was born in Youghal, Co Cork but grew up in Limerick.

His collections are Boundaries (Jane Hunt/The Limerick Leader, 1974); The Angling Cot (Dublin, Beaver Row Press, 1991); Song of the Empty Cage (Belfast, Lapwing Press, 1997); Wine and Hope/Vino y Esperanza (Madrid, 1999); and The Well: New and Selected Poems (Limerick, The Revival Press, 2007); and Gleanings (Revival Press, 2015).

He is the founding editor, along with Jim Bourke, of The Stony Thursday Book and has edited bilingual issues with his brother Liam and Miguel Ortega.

He lives in Madrid.


John Liddy at Munster Lit
John Liddy at The National Library of Ireland