Gerard Hanberry is an award-winning poet living and working in Galway on the west coast of Ireland. This is his fourth book of poems and follows on his 2009 collection At Grattan Road, also from Salmon Poetry, a collection the Irish Times said was ‘bursting at the seams with fine poems’. Gerard Hanberry has also published a biography of the Wilde family More Lives Than One – the Remarkable Wilde Family Through the Generations (The Collins Press). He is a teacher of English at St. Enda’s College, Galway and delivers a creative writing module at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He lives, overlooking Galway Bay, with his wife Kerry.