As stated on the University of Limerick’s Creative Writing site, Dr Martin Dyar is a former “fellow in Creative Writing at the University of Iowa, and a writer in residence at the Washington Ireland Programme, Martin Dyar grew up in Swinford, County Mayo. He holds an MA in English Literature from NUI Galway and a PhD in English Literature from Trinity College Dublin, where for ten years he taught in the TCD School of Medicine. He has also taught writing at Southern Illinois University and at NUI Galway.”
Dr Dyar will be reading his poetry at 1 P.M. in the Millstream Common Room on Wednesday 7th February. Dr Dyar’s publisher, Alan Hayes of Arlen House, will also be attending as well as taking questions.