Welcome

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Hi, thanks for popping by.  I’m a poet based in the North East of England and my poems have been published all over the place.  Feel free to spend a while here, browse, buy a book or message me and say hello.  Here you will also find details of forthcoming live performances.  Just check out the ‘categories’ list to the right and click on what you’re looking for to find out more.

Happy browsing!

 

Top photograph by Phil Punton

 

Endorsements:

“There are gems herein, where it was gratifying to encounter those who “hammered shape into giants (Ghost River) and “she waltzing lovely on the surf” (St Mary of the Lighthouse).”
John Hegley – Poet and Comedian

“Harry’s poems are full of the natural rhythm of his accent, the invention of his dry northern wit and the conviction of his own truth, not afraid to stand its ground.”
Henry Normal – Poet, Writer & TV Producer

“The spiritual and humanitarian successor to Adrian Mitchell.”
Neil Fulwood, poet and publisher

“Harry Gallagher is a poet whose work will leave you breathless.  Stunningly beautiful one second, brutal the next.  He gets to the guts of what it means to be a modern human.”
Robert Francis, poet and host of Permission To Speak event, Stourbridge

“A truly wonderful troubadour of the everyday.”
p.a. morbid, poet and editor Black Light Engine Room literary magazine