Adrian Fox

Adrian Fox was born in Kent in 1961. His family moved to Belfast in 1967 and Adrian was raised in the Ardoyne district of the city.

After studying writing poetry under his mentor, James Simmons, he gained an MA in Creative Writing from Lancaster University. His work has been translated into Hungarian, Arabic and Filipino.

A selection of his work appeared in the anthology Breaking the Skin (2002) and a pamphlet Hide Dada Hide (1999), He also appeared in Lagan Press’ Poetry Introductions 1 (2004) A singer-songwriter as well as poet, he produced the CD Violets with folk artist Rodney Cordner in memory of those who lost their lives in the troubles.

While a major stroke has affected his speech and movement, Adrian still teaches creative writing and run his own online tutorial service. He lives in Craigavon, Co. Armagh.