Éireann Lorsung is the author of Music for Landing Planes By and Her book (both from Milkweed), along with the chapbook Sweetbriar (dancing girl press). She lived for many years in rural Belgium, where she ran a writers’ and artists’ residency center. A 2016 NEA fellow, she is currently at work on several cross-genre projects.
Éireann walks in multiple creative fields. She is a poet and writer, artist and illustrator, and book artist. She is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Maine Farmington and holds degrees from the University of Minnesota and a PhD from the University of Nottingham.