Egan, Desmond

Egan, Desmond
(1936- )
   Irish poet born in Athlone, County Westmeath, he founded the Goldsmith Press in 1972 and edited the literary magazine Era. He has been awarded the U.S. National Poetry award for his Collected Poems (1983). He lives in County Kildare. Many of his poems are translations from Dutch poets. His other poetry publications: Midland, 1972. Leaves, 1974. Siege! 1976. Athlone? 1980. Seeing Double, 1983. A Song for My Father, 1989. Selected Poems, 1992. Elegies, 1996. Famine, 1997. Music 2000. Some of his translations: At a Grave (Martinus Nijhoff, 1894-1953). Autumn Wind (Adrian Roland Holst, 1888-1976). Columbus ( J. Slauerhoff, 1898-1936). Evening (Willem Kloos, 1859-1938). Honeysuckle ( J.C. Bloem, 1887-1966). The Empty Room (Hans Andreus, 1926-1977). X-Rays (I.K. Bonset, 1883-1931).
   Sources: Biography of Desmond Egan ( Selected Poems of Desmond Egan ( The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 ( Turning Tides: Modern Dutch and Flemish Verse in English Versions by Irish Poets. Peter van de Kamp, ed. Story Line Press, 1994.

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