Adam White is from Youghal in County Cork, where he served his time as a carpenter before travelling to Brittany to work and learn French on the building sites. He later read English and French at NUI Galway and started to write poetry. His first collection, Accurate Measurements, was published in 2013 and shortlisted for the Forward Prize for best first collection. In recent years he returned to live in France and works there at present as a secondary school English teacher. His second collection of poetry, What Else Is There?, has just been published (February 2017) by Doire Press.
Accurate Measurements and What Else Is There? are available from Doire Press http://www.doirepress.com/writers/a_f/adam_white/
Reviews and Articles
- Kate Dempsey interviews Adam White in Writing.ie https://www.writing.ie/guest-blogs/interview-with-poet-adam-white/
- Colette Sheridan writes about Accurate Measurements in The Irish Times http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/adam-white-from-turning-wood-to-turns-of-phrase-1.1473892
- Afric McGlinchey interviews Adam White in The Irish Examiner http://www.irishexaminer.com/archives/2013/0831/world/the-unlikely-poet-who-constructs-his-writing-with-a-carpenteraposs-skill-241519.html