Tony Bailie

Tony Bailie is an Irish novelist, award-winning poet, environmentalist and journalist. Find out more

About Tony

He has had four novels published and three collections of poetry and been included in numerous anthologies and journals. 
His novels ecopunks and The Lost Chord were both published in paperback by Lagan Press. A Verse to Murder and Paws in Time are both available as ebooks.

His third collection of poems, Mountain Under Heaven, published by SurVision Books, won the James Tate International Poetry Prize 2019. His earlier collections Coill and Tranquillity of Stone are both published by Lapwing Publication.

Tony’s story The Druid’s Dance appeared in the award-winning Irish crime-fiction anthology Requiems of the Departed published by Morrigan Books.

He had three haiku included in Bamboo Dreams, published by Doghouse alongside Seamus Heaney and Patrick Kavanagh. He was also included in the anthology of Irish surrealist poetry Seeds of Gravity.

Individual poems and short stories have been published in various journals and magazines including Verbal, Boyne Berries, Books Ireland, Crannog, and Revival.