Keith Payne was the winner of the Ireland Chair of Poetry Bursary Award for 2015-2016. His collections include Broken Hill (Lapwing, Belfast, 2015); Six Galician Poets (Arc, 2016); Diary of Crosses Green, from the Galician of Martín Veiga (Francis Boutle Publishers, 2018) and The Desert, from the Galician of María do Cebreiro (Shearsman, 2019). A regular reviewer of contemporary poetry for the Dublin Review of Books, Keith is director of The La Malinche Readings Ireland and Galicia and Poemaria Vigo International Festival of Poetry.