Paul Perry was born in Dublin in 1972.
His collections are The Drowning of the Saints (The Cliffs of Moher, Co Clare, Salmon, 2003); The Orchid Keeper (Dublin, The Dedalus Press, 2006); The Last Falcon and Small Ordinance (The Dedalus Press, 2010); and Gunpowder Valentine: New and Selected Poems (The Dedalus Press, 2014).
He has won the Hennessy New Irish Writer of the Year Award and The Listowel Prize for Poetry and has been a James Michener Fellow of Creative Writing at The University of Miami, and a Cambor Fellow of Poetry at The University of Houston. In 2002, he won the Listowel Prize for Poetry.
He lives in Dublin.