Ger Reidy

Jobs for a Wet Day

ISBN: 9781851321391

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Ger Reidy was born near Westport, Co. Mayo. His third poetry collection, Before Rain, was published by Arlen House in 2014 and was shortlisted for the Pigott Poetry Prize at Listowel Writers’ Week. He has won several national poetry competitions and has been the recipient of a number of bursaries and residencies from the Arts Council and Mayo County Council. His earlier collections, Pictures from a Reservation (1998) and Drifting Under the Moon (2010) were published by Dedalus Press. Ger’s poetry has been published in many literary journals, both at home and abroad, and he has read at numerous literary festivals. Since 2012 he has judged the Westport Arts Festival poetry competition.