|Poet Dennis Daly|
Dennis Daly lives in Salem Massachusetts. He graduated from Boston College with a B.S. degree and earned a Master of Arts degree in English Literature at Northeastern University.
Subsequently, Daly worked as a department head for the City of Salem and a Director of Community Corrections for the State of Massachusetts.
Daly has published seven books of poetry and poetic translations: The Custom House (Ibbetson Street Press, June 2012); Sophocles' Ajax (Wilderness House Press, July 2012); Night Walking with Nathaniel (Dos Madres Press, May 2014), Sentinel (Red Dashboard Publishing, September 2016), Twenty-One Ghazals by Alisher Navoi (Cervana Barva Press, December 2016), Pantoums (Dos Madres Press, 2018), and The Devil's Artisan, Sonnets from the Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Dos Madres Press, 2019).
In addition Daly has published travel articles and many op-ed pieces in the Salem Evening News. He has travelled widely in Central Asia.
On November 12, 2015 the classics department of Skidmore College sponsored and U.S. veterans performed a professionally directed dramatic reading of Daly's translation of Sophocles' Ajax at Skidmore College.
Daly and his wife, Joanne, have four adult children.