David Agnew was born in Northern Ireland, 1944, and currently lives in Whitby. He has been writing poetry for the past decade, and his poems have appeared in a variety of magazines and anthologies, including two from Valley Press.
His acclaimed first collection Walking into Eternity (Flux Gallery Press, 2006) was followed by the book-length prose poem First I Dreamt the Journey (2008) and Belfast via Bedlam (2010). 2012 saw the publication of a book with Valley Press, There Are No Such Things As Seagulls, which collected poems written on visits to Whitby whilst still living in Leeds.
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