Paul Casey was born in Cork in 1968. He grew up in Ireland, England, Zambia and South Africa. A chapbook, It’s Not all Bad, was published by Heaventree Press in 2009. In 2010 he completed a poetry-film interpretation of the award-winning poem by Ian Duhig, ‘The Lammas Hireling’ (from the 2003 Picador collection of the same name), which premiered at the Zebra Poetry-Film Festival in Berlin. He is the founder and organiser of the weekly Ó Bhéal poetry reading series in Cork city, where he now lives.