Colin Carberry

Colin CarberryColin Carberry was born in Toronto and spent his childhood in Lanesboro, Co. Longford, Ireland. He now lives in Mexico with his wife and daughter. Colin is the author of the poetry collections The Crossing (Bearing Press, 1998), The Green Table(Exile, 2003) and Ceasefire in Purgatory (Luna, 2007).

He is also the translator of two collections by one of Mexico’s greatest poets, Jaime Sabines, including Love Poems (Biblioasis, 2011). Colin’s poems have been translated into many languages. He has read from his work on radio and television, and at book fairs, embassies, literary festivals and universities in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Canada, Ireland, Mexico, Serbia, Slovenia, and the United States.

In 2010, he founded the Linares International Literary Festival, of which he is artistic director. Colin’s latest book, a co-translation into Spanish of Jack Harte’s third novel, Arcana, was published by Ireland’s Scotus Press in 2013.

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