Gerry Murphy was born in Cork City in 1952.
His collections are A Small Fat Boy Walking Backwards (Cork, Commons Press, 1988, Three Spires Press, 1992); Rio de la Plata and All That (Dublin, Dedalus, 1993); The Empy Quarter (Dedalus, 1995); Extracts from the Lost Log Book of Christopher Columbus (Dedalus, 1999); Torso of an Ex-Girlfriend (Dedalus, 2002): and End of Part One, New and Selected Poems (Dedalus, 2006)
He translation of the Polish poet Katarzyna Borun-Jagodzinska was published as Pocket Apocalypse (Cork, Southword Editions, 2005).
He lives in Cork City.
Gerry Murphy at The Dedalus Press
Gerry Murphy at Munsterlit.ie
Gerry Murphy at The National Library of Ireland