the exquisiteness of ladders
Declan Furlong is a native of Mountmellick, Co. Laois. Following time spent in the ’90s living in London, Malaga, and Bordeaux, he returned home with a body of work which has since evolved. A retired publican and chef, his poetry is informed by the characters he encountered, his immediate family, and the natural environment of his native place.
Declan’s work has been published in Laois Anthology (1999 and 2010 editions), Static Poetry and Outburst Magazine. He has hosted and participated in spoken word showcases and Culture Night events. A keen attendee at Listowel Writers’ Week, this is Declan’s first collection.