Born in 1941, Eamon Grennan is a Dublin native and Irish citizen who has lived in the
United States for over thirty years. He was educated at University College in Dublin
and Harvard University.
His collections include: Matter of Fact (Graywolf Press, 2008); The Quick of It, (2005);
Renvyle, Winter (special limited edition, 2003); Still Life with Waterfall (2002),
winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize; Selected & New Poems (2000);
Relations: New & Selected Poems (1998); So It Goes (1995), a finalist for the
Paterson Poetry Prize; As If It Matters (1992); What Light There Is and Other Poems
(1989), a finalist for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize; What Light There Is (1987);
and Wildly for Days (1983).
As well as a number of Pushcart Prizes, he has received awards from the National
Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and from the
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.
He taught at Vassar College until his retirement. He lives in Poughkeepsie, and spends
as much time as he can in the West of Ireland.
Join us for a very special evening.