Eamonn Wall is a native of Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Ireland. He has lived in St. Louis, Missouri, since 2000. Eamonn Wall is the author of eight collections of poetry as well as three books of cultural and literary criticism. His essays, articles, and reviews have been published in journals and newspapers in the USA, Ireland, and elsewhere. Eamonn Wall works at the University of Missouri-St. Louis where he teaches courses in Irish, Irish-American, and British Literature, directs UMSL's Irish Summer School in Galway, and serves as the director of the Irish Studies Program.