Eamon Grennan

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Eamon Grennan has read for the O.B. Hardison Poetry Series on several occasions: November 25, 1991, March 1, 2004, May 18, 2009 and on April 7, 2014 for The Literary Legacy of Seamus Heaney (2014).

Grennan's collections include Matter of Fact, The Quick of It, Still Life with Waterfall, winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, Selected & New Poems, So It Goes, a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize, and What Light There Is and Other Poems, a finalist for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His Leopardi: Selected Poems won the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, and he has published a collection of critical essays, Facing the Music: Irish Poetry in the Twentieth Century. Grennan's grants and prizes in the United States include awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Guggenheim Foundation. Grennan taught at Vassar College for thirty years where he was the Dexter M. Ferry Jr. Professor of English and now divides his time between the US and the west of Ireland.

Visit his Poetry Foundation for further information.