Michael Mc Aloran was born in Belfast, (1976). He grew up in Shannon, Co. Clare, where he is presently based. He is the author of over 30 collections of poetry, prose poetry, aphorisms and prose. His most recent publications were with Editions du Cygne (FR), VoidFront Press (U.S), Veer Books, (U.K) & also by Infinity Land Press (U.K) & Oneiros Books (U.K). His work both in writing & visually, deals with the darker themes & elements of human existence. He is a member of VAI, and recently began painting regularly, some of his previous work having been published in various online magazines. His recent paintings are forthcoming in a solo book of poetic text/ images in 2022…