"He is a wonderfully gifted poet, one of the few."
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Richard Tillinghast, a native of Memphis, Tennessee, first came to Kinvara, County Galway, for a year in 1990 and has long since been a distinctive presence on the Irish literary scene. He now lives in South Tipperary. Selected Poems is his tenth book of poems. He is also the author of three non-fiction works including Damaged Grandeur, a critical memoir of Robert Lowell, with whom he studied at Harvard, and Finding Ireland: A Poet's Explorations of Irish Literature and Culture. Tillinghast has also been active as a critic, travel writer and book reviewer for The Irish Times, ,i>The New York Times, and other periodicals.