A Trinity Scholar, Ciarán O’Rourke received his PhD from Trinity College Dublin in 2019. Since then, his articles have appeared in the academic journals, American Studies in Scandinavia, Ex-Centric Narratives, and The William Carlos Williams Review. He was awarded the Walter Scott Peterson Prize 2019 by the William Carlos Williams Society for his article, «Pictures from Jutland: Placing the Poetries of Seamus Heaney and William Carlos Williams». A widely published poet, his two collections, The Buried Breath (2018) and Phantom Gang (2022), are available from The Irish Pages Press. He blogs at www.ragpickerpoetry.net.