Eamon Grennan’s books include Matter of Fact (2008); The Quick of It (2005); Still Life with Waterfall (2001), the recipient of the Lenore Marshall Award for Poetry from the American Academy of Poets; and Relations: New and Selected Poems (1998). His Out of Sight: New and Selected Poems is forthcoming later this year. Grennan’s Leopardi: Selected Poems (1997) earned the 1997 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. He as also the author of a collection of essays entitled Facing the Music: Irish Poetry in the 20th Century(1999). Grennan is a native of Dublin and divides his time between the U.S. and the west of Ireland.