Eamonn Wall Poetry Reading/Signing
Please join us as we welcome eminent poet Eamonn Wall for a special reading and signing.
A native of Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Ireland, Eamonn Wall has lived in the US since 1982. He was educated at University College, Dublin; the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; and the City University of New York-Graduate Center, where he received his Ph.D. in English.
Eamonn Wall lives in St. Louis and is Smurfit-Stone Professor of Irish Studies and Professor of English at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He teaches courses in Irish, Irish-American, and British Literature, directs the university’s Irish Summer School in Galway, and curates the Irish and Irish American Lectures/Concerts Series for International Studies & Programs.
Eamonn Wall is the author of seven collections of poetry: Junction City: New and Selected Poems 1990-2015 (2015); Sailing Lake Mareotis (2011); A Tour of Your Country (2008); Refuge at De Soto Bend (2004); The Crosses (2000); Iron Mountain Road(1997); Dyckman-200th Street (1994), all published by Salmon Publishing in Ireland.
Individual poems have been published in The Shop, Poetry Ireland Review, Cyphers, West47, TriQuarterly, Crab Orchard Review, South Dakota Review, River Styx, The Recorder, New Hibernia Review, Eire-Ireland, Nebraska Review, and other journals.