Michael Longley was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1939. He was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution and studied Classics at Trinity College. He has received numerous other awards for his work, including the American Irish Foundation Award, the T. S. Eliot Poetry Prize, the Whitbread Prize, the Hawthornden Prize, the International Griffin Poetry Prize, and the Ulster Tatler Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015.
“A Kiss Across the Stage”: Michael Longley’s “Angel Hill” and the Legacy of Seamus Heaney
Isaac Nowell reviews Michael Longley’s “Angel Hill.”...