Paul Muldoon was born in 1951 in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, and educated in Armagh and at the Queen's University of Belfast. Since 1987 he has lived in the United States, where he is now Howard G. B. Clark '21 Professor in the Humanities at Princeton University. Between 1999 and 2004 he was Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford. His many collections of poetry include New Weather, Meeting The British and Moy Sand and Gravel, for which he won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize. Among his numerous awards are the T. S. Eliot Prize, Irish Times Poetry Prize and the Griffin International Prize for Excellence in Poetry.

Festivals: 2006 (spring)

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