A snapshot of the work of Dedalus Press in recent years, The Bee-Loud Glade is also the basis of a live stage show in which actor-musicians reinterpret contemporary Irish poetry for a live audience.
Pat Boran was born in Portlaoise, Ireland in 1963 and currently lives in Dublin. He has published four collections of poetry. His most recent title is his memoir The Invisible Prison: Scenes from an Irish Childhood. A former editor of Poetry Ireland Review and presenter of The Poetry Programme on RTÉ Radio 1, he has also edited Wingspan: A Dedalus Sampler (2006) and Flowing, Still: Irish Poets on Irish Poetry (Dedalus, 2009). In 2007 he was elected to the membership of Aosdána and in 2008 he received the Lawrence O'Shaughnessy Poetry Award of the University of St Thomas, St Paul, MN.