Anthony Cronin is a poet, columnist, novelist, biographer, autobiographer, and cultural critic.

Presenter Theo Dorgan introduces poet Anthony Cronin as,

A myriad minded man.

Anthony Cronin reflects on his student days and his somewhat controversial and provocative views. While much of his work has been concerned primarily with Ireland, he has always had an awareness of the world beyond. He also discusses the subjects of his writings and where his inspiration comes from. He describes the work of some poets as "journalism" as it provides a picture of the time.

This episode of 'Imprint' was broadcast on 28 January 1999. The presenter is Theo Dorgan.

'Imprint' is a Loopline Productions Ltd. for RTÉ.