Tim McGillicuddy is a poet, playwright, performer and builder from New York City. The Irish Play has been produced at the Irish Arts Centre in New York, by Hamm and Clov Productions and as part of the Irish Arts Festival in Burlington, VT.. His children’s play "The Sparrow with a Clipped Wing" premiered at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York. He directed three plays in Paris and has been on the stage in and around New York. He has published eight books of poetry, all available at Northshire Books, Manchester, VT.. He performs his poetry to music as part of "Call Out the Muse" with musician Lindsey Horner, actress and singer Una Clancy, his wife, and Patti Cooper. He has done poetry shows in Ireland with Michael Clancy and is currently writing a book about the mad world of construction.