Eamon Grennan was born in Dublin in 1941. He is the author of 16 collections of poetry, including What Light There Is and Other Poems (1989); Still Life with Waterfall (2002), which received the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize; and There Now (2016). Grennan has translated the writings of several authors, and he won the PEN award for poetry in translation for Selected Poems of Giacomo Leopardi (1997). He has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Guggenheim Foundation. Before his 2004 retirement, Grennan was the Dexter M. Ferry Jr. Professor of English at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. He currently divides his time between Poughkeepsie and western Ireland.
Audio Recordings with Eamon Grennan
- Eamon Grennan and Lucille Clifton reading their poems in the Montpelier Room, Library of Congress, Dec. 2, 1999