Tara Bergin’s second collection, The Tragic Death of Eleanor Marx, was published by Carcanet in 2017. It was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection, and was a PBS Recommendation. Tara previously won the Seamus Heaney First Collection Prize 2014 for This Is Yarrow, published by Carcanet in 2013. She was born and grew up in Dublin and now lives in the North of England. She lectures part-time at Newcastle University.