Irish, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet known for such collections as Moy Fine sand and Gravel, Conference the British, Equine Latitudes, and Hopewell Haiku. He trained poetry at Oxford College or university from 1999-2004. He was the kid of a college instructor and a farmer and was raised being a Catholic within a Protestant section of North Ireland. He had written opera libretti, aswell as lyrics for his New Jersey-based rock-band. He wed Anne-Marie Conway in 1973. Pursuing his divorce, he wedded American novelist Jean Hanff Korelitz, with whom he previously two kids. He researched at Queen’s College or university Belfast, where he produced the acquaintance of fellow Irish poet Seamus Heaney.