Education/ Awards


2018-2019: Masters of Creative Writing: University College Cork.
Dissertation: ‘Lacrimal Bones, A Collection of Poetry.’
Result: First Class Honours
2016-2018: BA in English: University College Cork.
Dissertation: ‘Deconstruction and Construction in the Poetry of Leanne O’ Sullivan.’
Result: First Class Honours

Literary Awards

  • Winner, Agility Award, The Arts Council, 2022.
  • Selected, Poetry Ireland Introduction’s Series, Poetry Ireland, 2021.
  • Winner, Literature Bursary Award, The Arts Council, 2021.
  • Winner, ArtLinks Bursary Award, ArtLinks 2021.
  • Winner, Mentorship Award, Munster Literature Centre, 2021.
  • Winner, Eavan Boland Mentorship Award, Jacar Press, 2021.
  • Winner, Professional Development Award, The Arts Council, 2020.
  • Winner, Waterford Poetry Prize, 2020.
  • Recipient, Word’s Ireland National Mentorship Programme, 2020.
  • Winner, Dedalus Press Virtual Poem Card Competition, 2020.
  • Runner-up, Waterford Poetry Prize, 2019.
  • Title of College Scholar, UCC, 2019.
  • Winner, Halloween Ekphrastic Challenge, The Bangor Literary Journal, 2019.
  • Winner, Padraic Colum Poetry Prize, Padraic Colum Gathering, Longford, 2019.
  • Runner-up, Eoin Murray Memorial Scholarship, UCC, 2019.
  • Shortlisted, Over the Edge New Writer of the Year Award, 2018 and 2019.
  • Winner, New Voices Category in The Decade of Centenaries International Poetry Competition, UCD, 2018.
  • Winner, Louise Clancy Memorial Award for the highest BA dissertation, UCC, 2018.
  • Winner, Scholarship for Creative Writing, UCC, 2018.
  • Shortlisted, Hennessy New Irish Writing Award, 2017.
  • Winner, Scholarship for Creative Writing, NUI Galway, 2016.