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Roisin Kelly

Author & Poet

Róisín Kelly is a writer from Ireland. Her first full-length collection of poetry, Mercy, was published by Bloodaxe Books in March 2020.

It followed the publication of her 2016 chapbook, Rapture, by Southword Editions. She won the FISH Poetry Prize in 2017 and in 2020 was awarded a Literature Bursary Award by the Arts Council of Ireland in order to write her second collection of poetry.

In 2021 she was awarded a grant by the Cork City Council Arts Office in order to develop her first novel.


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