Jefferson Holdridge was raised in Connecticut and has travelled widely throughout Italy and
Ireland, where he took his PhD at Dublin. Among his publications are two books of poetry,
(2013) and Devilís Den and Other Poems
(2015), and two critical works (one on
Yeats and one on Paul Muldoon) and numerous articles on Irish poets. He is Director of Wake
Forest University Press and Professor of English at WFU in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.