• Clifton, Harry

    Harry Clifton (b.1952) was born in Dublin and now teaches at the city’s University College. He is one of Ireland’s leading living poets. His collection Secular Eden: Paris Notebooks 1994-2004 (Wake Forest University Press, 2007) won the Irish Times Poetry Now Award in 2008. He is a member of Aosdána and from 2010-2013 was the fifth Ireland Professor of Poetry. His most recent poetry collection is Portobello Sonnets (Bloodaxe, 2017).

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