Ireland’s Poet President

November 5, 2011

Did you know the recently elected president of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, is actually a noted poet? Though the Guardian’s own Carol Rumens would disagree.

is an intern for The Millions. She was born in Los Angeles and is currently earning her MFA in Creative Nonfiction at The New School. Her work can be found at and at her blog, Follow Rachel on Twitter @rachelmariehurn.

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