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Scott De Buitléir, speaking at the launch of his book, The Irish Outlander, at the Irish Writers Centre in Dublin.
Scott De Buitléir speaking at the launch of his second book, The Irish Outlander, at the Irish Writers Centre in Dublin.

Scott De Buitléir is an author and poet, writing in both English and Irish.

His non-fiction book, The Irish Outlander, explores how the Irish diaspora connect with their homeland while living abroad, as he tells his own story of leaving England to move home. Scott’s début solo collection, Fás | Growth, features over a decade of bilingual poetry, covering themes of identity, love, loss, family connections, and gratitude. He has three upcoming publications: Yesterdates (due August 2019), Elysium (due winter 2019/20), and Forgiving Jake (due 2020).

With a previous career in media and broadcasting, Scott is also founder of the Irish LGBT publication, EILE Magazine. Originally from Dublin, he now lives in Cork city with his partner, Stephen.