Katie Donovan is a poet and journalist. She worked for the Irish Times for 13 years as a journalist in the Features department. She qualified as an Amatsu practitioner (a form of Japanese osteopathy) and now combines this work with part-time lecturing in Creative Writing at IADT, Dun Laoghaire. Her poems have appeared in numerous periodicals and anthologies in Ireland, the UK, and the US.
A. Norman Jeffares was born in Dublin, Ireland, and now lives in Scotland. He is the author and editor of numerous books on Irish literature.
Brendan Kennelly is an Irish poet and novelist. He was Professor of Modern Literature at Trinity College Dublin until 2005. He is now retired and occasionally tours the USA as a university lecturer.