Eamon Grennan is an Irish citizen and the author of several collections of poetry, including Still Life with Waterfall, winner of the Lenore Marshall Award, and What Light There Is and Other Poems, a finalist for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His Leopardi: Selected Poems won the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. He has received several Pushcart Prizes, as well as awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. Grennan is the Dexter M. Ferry Jr. Professor of English at Vassar College.