Jonathan Creasy

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Jonathan Creasy, PhD(c), is an author, editor, publisher, teacher and musician. Educated at California Institute of the Arts and Trinity College Dublin, he has First Class degrees in English Literature.

Formerly a Writing Consultant in the Department of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Texas at Austin, he now teaches at Trinity College and the James Joyce Centre and runs New Dublin Press, a publishing house and community arts initiative. His writing has been widely published both in Ireland and the United States, and he is a regular contributor to The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Dublin Review of Books, POST (Journal of the Irish Centre for Poetry Studies), and to BBC and RTE Radio.

In 2016, Dalkey Archive Press will publish his book of poems and essays, The Black Mountain Letters. Also in 2016, he will take up the prestigious Lannan Writing Residency, awarded by the Lannan Foundation. In 2015, he was a DAAD Scholar at Freie Universität Berlin, Universität der Künste Berlin, and the Bauhaus Archive.  His research has been funded by Trinity College Dublin, University of Connecticut, University of North Carolina and the German Government.

Creasy has also served as Editor-in-Chief of Trinity’s peer-reviewed Journal of Postgraduate Research, poetry editor of Icarus magazine and Editor-in-Chief of Trinity’s College Green. His organisation and production credits include the feature radio documentary, The Big Book: James Joyce’s Ulysses, and he is founder and director of the Performing Poetry Project, and producer of An Evening With Susan Howe. He was also a member of the Organising Committee for the 25th Ezra Pound International Conference (TCD), the Dylan Thomas Centenary and the Bloomsday Festival.

Creasy lives and works primarily in Dublin, where he is Programmes Director for Pegasus Educational.