Welcome to Chris Arthur's Irish Essays

This website is devoted to the writing of Irish essayist Chris Arthur. His six collections are:

A new and selected essays volume, Words of the Grey Wind, is also available.

A seventh collection, Humming Birds Between the Pages will appear in 2018, published by Ohio State University Press in their "21st Century Essays" series, edited by David Lazar and Patrick Madden.

"Anyone who can look attentively, think freely, and write clearly can be an essayist; no other qualifications are needed."

Graham Good

Key quotes on the essay appear at the foot of every page on this website, following the Celtic knot motif. Their sources are given here.