Elemental, poems by Trevor Conway
Trevor Conway, from Sligo, has been based in Galway since 2005. As a writer, he concentrates on poetry, fiction and songwriting, but has also worked occasionally on scripts, plays, non-fiction and journalism. In 2011, he was awarded a Galway City Council bursary.
He believes strongly in the value of variety in writing (as long as it isn’t to the detriment of quality), which is also a handy way of avoiding boredom. Themes which constantly scratch at his door include nature, creativity, sport, fleeting moments, people and society in general, particularly focusing on the peculiarities of human practices and viewpoints. In 2015, he began the website Poems in Profile (see poemsinprofile.weebly.com), introducing one poem and interviewing the poet every two weeks.
His work has been published in Ireland, Austria, the UK, the US and Mexico, where his poems were translated into Spanish. He has been interviewed for RTE Radio 1’s Arena arts show, as well as local radio stations Ocean FM and Galway Bay FM. He has also read work/been interviewed at Over the Edge, O Bheal and the Belfast Book Festival.
His first collection of poems, Evidence of Freewheeling, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2015 (http://www.salmonpoetry.com/details.php?ID=374&a=278). He blogs occasionally at trevorconway.weebly.com.
Evidence of Freewheeling book: http://www.salmonpoetry.com/details.php?ID=374&a=278
Trevor’s website: trevorconway.weebly.com
Poems in Profile: poemsinprofile.weebly.com
© Trevor Conway