Paul Henry was born in Aberystwyth and came to poetry through songwriting. Described by the late U.A. Fanthorpe as a poet's poetA" who combines a sense of the music of words with an endlessly inventive imaginationA", his work has been widely anthologised and regularly appears in journals as diverse as Poetry Wales and The TLS. A popular creative writing tutor, he ran the Ledbury Festival's Poetry Cafe at Hereford's Courtyard theatre and is a regular tutor at Ty Newydd, Wales's national writers' centre. Mari d'Ingrid, a translation of his fifth and most recent collection, Ingrid's Husband, (Seren), recently appeared from L'Harmattan. He also works as an associate lecturer at the University of Glamorgan and as a radio presenter. He lives in Crickhowell, Powys.