Cherry Smyth

Cherry Smyth is a Northern Irish writer, living in London.  Her two poetry collections, When the Lights Go Up, 2001 and One Wanted Thing, 2006, were published by Lagan Press.  

Cherry’s work was selected for Best of Irish Poetry, 2008, Southword Editions and The Watchful Heart: A New Generation of Irish Poets, Salmon Press, 2009 and has been published in Poetry Ireland Review, Magma and online in nth position and eyewear.

She also writes for visual art magazines: Modern Painters, Art Monthly, Art Review and Circa

She is Senior Lecturer in Poetry at the University of Greenwich and the Poetry Editor of Brand Literary Magazine.


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