Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin
Currently the Ireland Professor of Poetry, Eiléan has been publishing poetry since her first collection Acts and Monuments won The Patrick Kavanagh Award 1967. . She has also been awarded The Shaughnessy Award, The Irish Times Poetry Award and The International Griffin Poetry Prize.She is a founder member of Cyphers, the literary journal which she co-edits with her husband, poet Macdara Woods. Her seventh collection, The Boys of Bluehill was published by The Gallery Press in 2015.Eiléan is Professor of English (Emerita) at Trinity college Dublin and is a member of Aosdána.
Eiléan will be reading at the opening event of The Poetry Gathering and on Friday.