"Shirley McClure’s poems are known for their unique interplay of humour and poignancy, ebullience and restraint, sassiness and tenderness. Her love poems convey passion and sensuality with distinctively light brush strokes."—The Irish Times
Shirley McClure was a natural health practitioner and teacher. She practiced shiatsu and aromatherapy and works with a number of community and holistic organizations, teaching and facilitating groups. She also teaches creative writing with a particular interest in writing and health. Her poems have been published in numerous literary journals and anthologies.