Gregory A. Schirmer


Gregory A. Schirmer has written books on Austin Clarke and William Trevor, and Out of What Began: A History of Irish Poetry in English (Cornell University Press, 1998). He edited After the Irish: An Anthology of Poetic Translation (Cork University Press, 2009) and is author of The Midnight Court: Eleven Versions of Merriman (Lilliput Press, 2015). In 2023, he edited ‘Look Back to Look Forward’: Frank O’Connor’s Complete Translations from the Irish (Lilliput Press).

He lives in west Cork with his wife, the fiction writer Jane Mullen.