Poems (Wordsworth Trust, 2006)
Scéalta: Short Stories by Irish Women (ed.; Telegram, 2006)
Mai Ghoussoub: Selected Writings (ed.; Saqi, 2008)
We'll Sing Blackbird (Moth Editions, 2012)
He Is Mine and I Have No Other (Canongate, 2018)
Poems featured in Eire-Ireland, The Forward Book of Poetry 2014, the Guardian, The Honest Ulsterman, Jelly Bucket, Lebanon, Lebanon, Magma, PEN International, Poetry Ireland, Poetry Review, Reactions, Rising, The Spectator, Stand and The Stinging Fly
Poems also translated into Icelandic, Swedish, Slovakian, Slovenian and Turkish
Her short story 'The Mayfly' was an award-winner in a Virago/Marie Claire short story competition, and her story 'St John of the Miraculous Lake' was published on Booktrust.
Shortlisted for The Bridport Short Story Prize
Shortlisted for The Bridport Poetry Prize, the Troubadour International Poetry Prize and the Dermot Healy International Poetry Prize
Ars Poetica Festival, Bratislava, Slovakia
Caomhnu Festival, Cavan, Ireland
International Poetry Days in Malmo, Sweden
Medana Festival, Slovenia
Poetry Cafe, London, UK
Shakespeare & Company, Paris, France
Time Out Cafe, Beirut, Lebanon
Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, UK
Dublin Writers Festival, 2012
The Moth (We'll Sing Blackbird launch), 22 November 2012
Pete's Candy Store, New York, 7 June 2013
Dialogues through Literature, 28 June 2013
Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival, 8 September 2013
Bailieborough Poetry Festival, 5 October 2013
Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival, 1 June 2014
At the Edge, with Richard Halperin and Angela Carr, 23 June 2015
Electric Picnic (singing), 3 September 2016
Cafe Sessions (singing), 8 December 2016
17 April 2018
Variety Show from Outer Space at Whelans in Dublin: readings and music to celebrate the launch of Patrick McCabe’s new novel Heartland
26 May 2018
International Literature Festival of Dublin: Caoilinn Hughes & Rebecca O'Connor reading from their debut novels at The Complex at 2pm. Tickets available here.
Launch of He Is Mine and I Have No Other at The Walmer Castle in London.
12 June 2018
Launch of He Is Mine and I Have No Other in Rebecca's hometown of Cavan. At Johnston Library, Farnham Street, from 6.30pm. Everyone welcome.
14 June 2018
Launch of He Is Mine and I Have No Other at Dubray Books on Grafton Street, from 6.30pm. Everyone welcome.