Eamon Grennan is from Dublin. He taught for many years at Vassar College and currently teaches in the graduate writing program of Columbia University. His most recent collections are Out of Sight: New & Selected Poems (Graywolf, 2010) and But the Body (Gallery Press, 2012). He has translated the poems of Leopardi and co-translated (with Rachel Kitzinger) Oedipus at Colonus (Oxford, 2005). He lives in Poughkeepsie and Connemara.
The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review has been a respected journal in the world of poetry for over thirty years. In 2008 it reached a turning point in its history as Tom O’Grady, founding editor, retired from the faculty of Hampden-Sydney College and from his position as editor of the Poetry Review. A new editor, Nathaniel Perry, took over in the fall of 2008.
The magazine has published a long list of the world’s distinguished poets: Nobel laureates Jaroslav Seifert and Roald Hoffman; Pulitzer prizewinners W.D. Snodgrass, Kenneth Rexroth, Peter Viereck, Louis Simpson, Charles Simic, and Henry Taylor; National Book Award winners Robert Bly, A. R. Ammons, and William Stafford; and many, many others. It is the second longest continuously-run poetry journal in the United States.The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review