John Walsh was born in Derry in 1950.
His poetry collections are Johnny tell Them (Derry, Guildhall Press, 2006); Love’s Enterprise Zone (Connemara, Doire Press, 2007) and Chopping Wood with T.S. Eliot (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2010).
His short stories are collected as Border Lines (Doire Press, 2012).
He spent many years living in Germany before moving to Connemara in 1989, where he is co-director and editor of Doire Press.