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Books
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 (Hb, Canongate, 2018)
He Is Mine and I Have No Other (Pb, Canongate, 2019)

 
Publications
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

 
Awards
Virago/Marie Claire Short Story Prize, 2003 award winner
Tyrone Guthrie Residency Award, 2003
Geoffrey Dearmer Prize (‘Best new poet of the year’, Poetry Review), 2004
Wordsworth Trust Residency Award, 2005–2006
New Writing Ventures Poetry Award, 2005
Tyrone Guthrie Residency Award, 2011
Irish Times Strong Shine Award shortlist, 2012
Kate O’Brien Award shortlist, 2019

Also shortlisted for:
The Bridport Short Story Prize
The Bridport Poetry Prize
Troubadour International Poetry Prize
Dermot Healy International Poetry Prize 

 
Readings etc
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
Poetry Ireland Review: The Rising Generation, 21 May 2016 
Electric Picnic (singing), 3 September 2016 
Cafe Sessions (singing), 8 December 2016
Variety Show from Outer Space at Whelans in Dublin 17 April 2018
International Literature Festival of Dublin: Caoilinn Hughes & Rebecca O'Connor reading from their debut novels 26 May 2018
Launch of He Is Mine and I Have No Other at The Walmer Castle in London 7 June 2018
Launch of He Is Mine and I Have No Other at Johnston Library, Cavan 12 June 2018
Launch of He Is Mine and I Have No Other at Dubray Books, Dublin 14 June 2018  
Cavan Arts Festival 21 September 2018, 6.30PM