Editor Profile: Eavan Boland

Widely considered to be one of Ireland’s most important contemporary poets, Eavan Boland is currently a Professor of Humanities and Director of the Creative Writing Programme at Stanford University, where she has taught since 1996. Her collections include Night Feed [1982], Outside History [1990], A Time of Violence [1994, shortlisted for the T.S Eliot Prize], Against Love Poetry [2001, New York Times Notable Book of the Year], Domestic Violence  [2007] and A Woman Without A Country [2014].