1973- ; b. Kerry, brought up in Listowel; dir. of Poetry Now Festival (Dun Laoghaire); co-dir. New Writing Centre, Manchester Univ.; ed. Manchester Review, and an online poetry digest, the page [online]; contribs. num. review to The Irish Times; issued A Better Life (2002), shortlisted for Forward Award; issued Next Door (Gallery 2007), a collection focussing on towns and cities of Ireland; issued A Midgie (Doorstep Books 2010), and Of All Places (Gallery 2011); also The Siren Alps (2007) a contribution to the Value of the Arts debate in the Irish Arts Council series.
There is a John McAuliffe web-page at The Poetry Business - online
; accessed Oct. 2013.