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Paul Muldoon

Paul MuldoonPaul Muldoon was born in County Armagh in 1951,he studied at Queen’s University, Belfast, and was a radio producer for the BBC in the 1970s and ’80s. He now lives in the United States.

Recent books include To Ireland, I (essays), Hay (poems), Poems 1968-1998, Moy Sand and Gravel for which he received the Pulitzer Prize, The End of the Poem — a series of lectures he delivered as Professor of Poetry at Oxford,  Horse Latitudes and Maggot.

He has translated two collections of poetry by Nuala Ní Dhomnhaill,  The Astrakhan Cloak (Gallery, 1992) and The Fifty Minute Mermaid (Gallery, 2007).

Other awards include the Eric Gregory Award and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize.

Other titles from The Gallery Press include Kerry Slides, with photographs by Bill Doyle; three plays,  Six Honest Serving MenThe Birds (after Aristophanes) and Vera of Las Vegas; poetry collections,  The Prince of the QuotidianGeneral Admission (song lyrics), Rising to the Rising (2016, a collection in Irish and English of Paul Muldoon’s various responses to commissions for the 1916 Centenary) and Wayside Shrines (2009, a special limited edition, with drawings and paintings by Keith Wilson).

A member of Aosdána Paul Muldoon is the Howard G. B. Clark ’21 Professor at Princeton University and Chair of the Peter B. Lewis Center for the Arts. He is also the president of the Poetry Society.

RISING TO THE RISINGRising to the Rising

Rising to the Rising collects Paul Muldoon’s various responses in English and Irish to commissions from the Irish Writers’ Centre, New York University, RTÉ and others to compose verses to mark seminal moments in a country’s history.

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