Eva Bourke was born in Germany in 1946; she is a poet and translator. She has published six previous collections of poetry, the most recent being piano (Dedalus, 2011). Her translations include a selection of the poems of Elisabeth Borchers in English, as well as two comprehensive anthologies of Irish poetry in German, the most recent of which is Mit grüner Tinte / With Green Ink (1996). With Borbála Faragó she co-edited Landing Places: Immigrant Poets in Ireland (2010) and, with Vincent Woods, Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music (2016). She has received numerous awards and bursaries from the Arts Council and is a member of Aosdána. Her seventh collection Seeing Yellow was published by Dedalus Press in April 2018.