Anthony Weir was born in 1941.
His publications include Tide and Undertow (translations of poetry) (Belfast, Blackstaff Press, 1975); Early Ireland: A Field Guide (Blackstaff Press, 1980); Cinema of the Blind (poems) (Blackstaff Press,1981).
He founded non-profit Dissident Editions in 1994 and self-published Dispatches from the War Against the World (1994); The Transcendental Hotel (1997), amongst other works. Dissident Editions transferred to an open-access website in 2000. He has also written poems in Albanian and French. A selection is currently being translated into Russian for publication in St Petersburg.
Anthony Weir is also a painter and photographer, and lives in rustic seclusion in county Down.
Anthony Weir’s Dissident Editions titles are available free (apart from postage) from his website.