John Menaghan teaches courses in Irish literature and culture, twentieth-century literature, the dramatic monologue, and creative writing and serves as the Director of both the Irish Studies and Summer in Ireland programs.
A prize-winning poet/playwright, John Menaghan has published four books with Salmon Poetry (Ireland): All the Money in the World (1999), She Alone (2006), What Vanishes (2009), and Here and Gone (2014). Kirkus Reviews called All the Money in the World "an auspicious beginning." David Mason, writing in The Hudson Review, called She Alone "one of the best books of 2006." And Books Ireland described What Vanishes as an “evocative” and “experimental” collection.
Ph.D.: University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
M.A.: Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
A.B.: Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise (5)
The Dramatic Monologue
- American Conference for Irish Studies
- International Association for the Study of irish Literature