b. St Louis, Missouri; taught at Univ. of Iowa, and appt. professor of English at Western Washington Univ.; settled in lives in Killapuslonane, Co. Clare, 1964; issued poems, The Cold Irish
Earth: New and Selected Poems of Ireland 1965-1995 (Knockeven, Co
Clare: Salmon Press 1996), 128pp.; Fifty Years: Poems 1957-2007 (Salmon Press 2007), 275pp.