Eavan Boland is the Mabury Knapp Professor in the humanities at Stanford University. She is the author of Code, The Journey and Other Poems, A Journey with Two Maps, New Selected Poems, and Night Feed. Paula Meehan is a poet who has published five collections of poetry and received many awards for her work including the Denis Devlin Award of the Irish Arts Council for Dharmakaya. Jody Allen Randolph is a former Mellon Fellow in the Humanities at the University College-Dublin; a former assistant dean of British Studies at St. John's College, Oxford; and a former professor at the University of California-Santa Barbara, the University College-Dublin, and Westmont College in Santa Barbara. She is the author of Eavan Bolan: A Critical Companion. She lives in Santa Barbara, California.