Michael Mc Aloran was Belfast born, (1976). His work has appeared in various zines and magazines, including ditch, Gobbet Magazine, Ygdrasil, Establishment, Unlikely Stories, Stride Magazine, Underground Books, etc. He has authored a number of chapbooks, including ‘The Gathered Bones’, (Calliope Nerve Media), ‘Final Fragments’, (Calliope Nerve Media) & ‘Unto Naught’, (Erbacce-Press). A full length collection of poems, ‘Attributes’, was published by ‘Desperanto’ in 2011. Lapwing Publications, (Ireland), released a collection of his poems, ‘The Non Herein’ in 2012. The Knives, Forks & Spoons Press, (U.K), also released an ekphrastic book of text/ art, ‘Machinations’ this year & Oneioros Books has also released ‘In Damage Seasons’ & ‘All Stepped/ Undone’ in 2013. A further collection ‘Of Dead Silences’, was also published this year by Lapwing Publications.