Editor Profile: Eavan Boland

Widely considered to be one of Ireland’s most important contemporary poets, Eavan Boland (1944-2020) was Professor of Humanities and Director of the Creative Writing Programme at Stanford University, where she began teaching in 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], A Woman Without A Country [2014] and The Historians [published autumn 2020].