Jody Allen Randolph’s most recent books are Eavan Boland (Bucknell UP; Cork UP, 2014); and Close to the Next Moment (Carcanet Press, 2010). She is currently a Research Fellow in the Humanities Institute at University College Dublin.

Eavan Boland’s most recent book is A Woman Without A Country, published by Carcanet Press and W.W. Norton in 2014. She is the Mabury Knapp Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University.

Matthew Campbell is Professor of Modern Literature at the University of York. His most recent book is Irish Poetry Under the Union, 1801-1924 (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Current projects include a history of the last two centuries of Irish poetry, and ongoing interests in poetry and music.

Catriona Clutterbuck lectures in the School of English, Drama and Film at University College Dublin. She specializes in Irish poetry with a particular interest in gender and aesthetics.

Lucy Collins is a lecturer in English Literature at University College Dublin. Recent publications include Poetry by Women in Ireland: A Critical Anthology 1870–1970 (Liverpool University Press, 2012) and an edition of the poems of Sheila Wingfield (Liberties, 2013).

Catriona Crowe is Head of Special Projects at the National Archives of Ireland and Chairperson of the Irish Theatre Institute.

Patricia Coughlan is a former Professor of English at University College, Cork. She has published, lectured and broadcast widely on Irish literature, especially poetry and fiction, including the co-edited collection Irish Literature: Feminist Perspectives (2008).

Gerald Dawe is Director of he Oscar Wilde Centre for Irish Writing at Trinity College Dublin. His Selected Poems was published in 2012.

Anne Fogarty is Professor of James Joyce Studies at University College Dublin. She has co-edited Joyce on the Threshold (University of Florida Press, 2005), Bloomsday100 (University of Florida Press, 2009), Imagination in the Classroom: Teaching and Learning Creative Writing in Ireland (Four Courts Press, 2013) and Voices on Joyce (UCD Press, 2015) and written widely on aspects of contemporary Irish fiction and poetry.

Margaret Mills Harper is Glucksman Professor of Contemporary Writing in English at the University of Limerick and writes about modern and contemporary Irish and American literature. Books and scholarly editions include Wisdom of Two: The Spiritual and Literary Collaboration of George and W. B. Yeats (2006) and editions of the 1925 and 1937 versions of Yeats’s A Vision (2008, 2015).

Paula Meehan, poet and playwright, lives in her native Dublin. She has published six collections of poetry, most recently Painting Rain, from Carcanet Press. She is a member of Aosdána and Ireland Professor of Poetry 2013 – 2016.

Lia Mills is a novelist who also writes short stories and essays.  Her most recent novel, Fallen, was published by Penguin Ireland in June 2014.

Mary O’Donnell is a poet, short-story writer and acclaimed novelist. Her seventh poetry collection, due 2015, is Those April Fevers.

Moynagh Sullivan is a lecturer in Maynooth University Department of English. She specializes in poetry, women’s and Irish writing and in gender theory.



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