Conor Cleary is from Tralee, Ireland and lives in Glasgow. He has an MA in Poetry from Queen's University Belfast, where he was the recipient of the 2016 Seamus Heaney Centre MA Award. In 2018, he was the winner of the Patrick Kavanagh Award. His work has appeared in Poetry Ireland Review, The Tangerine, Virginia Quarterly Review and The Stinging Fly. This is his first poetry pamphlet.