Lucy Collins is Associate Professor of Modern Poetry and Director of the MA in Irish Literature and Culture at UCD. Her research interests are in poetry and poetics, with a particular focus on gender and ecocriticism. Her publications include Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement (2015), and a co-edited anthology, The Irish Poet and the Natural World: An Anthology of Verse in English from the Tudors to the Romantics (2014). She is co-founder of the Irish Poetry Reading Archive, a national digital repository.