Harry Gilonis

Poet

Harry Gilonis is a poet, translator, editor and critic. His most recent collection is eye-blink (Veer Books, 2010). In relation to Ian Hamilton Finlay, he has published Finlay in several anthologies; collaborated with him in a poem-in-a-folder, The Inscriptions (Wild Hawthorn Press, 1995); and he wrote the afterword to Finlay’s Grains of Salt (Wild Hawthorn Press, 1996). He wrote the catalogue essay for Finlay’s exhibition Variations On Several Themes at the Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona (1999). His articles on Finlay and the English garden tradition appear in the New Arcadian Journal, and his long article ‘Where time becomes space — Ian Hamilton Finlay’s garden in Provence’ in Word & Image (2005) is the fullest survey thus far of Finlay’s largest garden.