Irish Literary Supplement
Peter van de Kamp was born in The Hague, The Netherlands in 1956. He taught English and Anglo-Irish Literature, Rhetoric and Stylistics at the University of Leiden and University College, Dublin, where he was a Newman Scholar. He now teaches at the Institute of Technology, Tralee. A poet, translator, critic, anthologist and scholar, he has published extensively in Ireland, England, Europe and the States. In all, he has published 17 books. His second collection of poetry, In Train, was published by Salmon in 2007. He was also the founder of K.I.S.S., the Kerry International Summer School of Living Irish Authors.