NOVEL OF THE YEAR JUDGE
Elaine Feeney has published three poetry collections including The Radio was Gospel and Rise. Her debut novel As You Were (2020) won The Kate O’ Brien Prize, Dalkey Book Festival’s Emerging Writer Award and The Society of Author’s McKitterick Prize. It was shortlisted for Irish Novel of Year and the Rathbones-Folio Prize. Feeney wrote the multi award-winning piece WRoNGHEADED for the Liz Roche Company. She teaches Poetry and Creative Writing at The National University of Ireland, Galway where she is a founding member of the Tuam Oral History Project.
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