Gerald Mangan

(born 1951)
Gerald Mangan Hugh McDiarmid May 1998 © Gerald Mangan


Gerald Mangan has had an eclectic and successful career as a poet, playwright, journalist, painter and cartoonist. Born in Glasgow, he worked as a writer-in-residence at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee and at Theatre Workshop in Edinburgh, where he was also an actor and designer. During the 1970s Mangan was based in Ireland. He now lives in France, reviewing and illustrating for the ‘Times Literary Supplement’ alongside other journals.