John Anthony Fingleton: He was born in Cork City, in the Republic of Ireland. But has spent most of his adult life outside of Ireland… Lived in the UK, France, Mexico. He is at present in Paraguay. He speaks English, Gaelic, French and Spanish, as well as a splattering of African dialects, but mainly writes in English. He has been writing for as long as he can remember. Poems published in journals and anthologies in, Ireland, UK, USA, India and France as well as three plays produced. Poet of the Year (2016) Destiny Poets International Community. Poems read on Irish, American radio as well in Spanish on South American broadcasts. Also on some blog poetry websites. Contributed to four books of poetry for children. His poems are published in numerous national and international journals, reviews, and anthologies, and his first solo collection ‘Poems from the Shadowlands’ was published last November by CreatSpace and is also available on Amazon. He uses the name Löst Viking for family historical reasons.