b. Northern Ireland [latterly Kennedy Andrews); ed. Dalriada School, Ballymoney,
and QUB (MA and PhD); taught English in Greece and at Mohammed V University,
Rabat, Morocco; snr. lecturer in English, University of Ulster at Coleraine;
publications include The Poetry of Seamus Heaney: All the Realms of
Whisper (London: Macmillan 1988); Seamus Heaney: A Collection
of Critical Essays (London Macmillan 1993), 273pp.; ed., Contemporary
Irish Poetry: A Collection of Critical Essays (Macmillan 1996); also
essays on American and Irish writers in various books and journals.