lives in Galway and works as a writer and a physician. Her debut collection of poetry, Hands Moving at the Speed of Falling Snow, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2010. Her second poetry collection, Slow Bruise, (Salmon Poetry) was launched as part of the Cúirt International Literary Festival in April 2015. Her debut collection of short stories, Hugging Thistles, was published by Arlen House in 2013. Her poems have been published in a number of literary journals and magazines including West 47, Crannog, Stony Thursday Book, Revival, The Shop, Ropes, Southword, Cúirt Annual, The Sunday Tribune, Ourobouros Review, Ulla’s Nib, Molloch, The Interpreter’s House, and Ambit. She is a recipient of a writing bursary award from the Irish Arts Council.