Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin
born in 1942, is married to Macdara Woods, and they are founder editors of the literary review Cyphers. She was educated at University College Cork and The University of Oxford, is a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin, and a member of Aosdána. Her first collection, Acts and Momuments, won the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award in 1973. Ten collections later, in 2010, The Sun–fish was the winner of the Canadian–based International Griffin Poetry Prize.