September 24, 1944

On this day in 1944, Irish author and poet Eavan Boland was born in Dublin. Boland was educated at Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin and Bowdoin College in Maine. She also attended the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. Some of Boland’s most famous works include “Against Love Poetry” and “In a Time of Violence,” for which she was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize.

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