About


Andy Eaton is a Henry Hoyns Fellow at the University of Virginia. The author of Sprung Nocturne (2016), a pamphlet, he received the 2017 Ploughshares Emerging Writers award in poetry, selected by Natalie Diaz, and the 2016 Tupelo Quarterly Poetry Prize, selected by Tracy K. Smith (U.S. Poet Laureate), as well as awards from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. He has taught at Oxford Brookes University and the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry, where he earned a PhD in English from Queen’s University, Belfast.

His poems appear in or are forthcoming from the American Literary ReviewCopper Nickel, Narrative, Ploughshares, Poetry Ireland Review, Prelude, The Tangerine and The Yale Review, among other places

He is at work on his first collection of poetry.

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