– John O’Donohue, Conemara Blues. (Harper Perennial, 2004)
Niamh Twomey is a nature poet from Co. Clare. Her work has appeared in journals and anthologies such as Rattle, Banshee, Local Wonders: Poems of Our Immediate Surrounds, Southword, New Irish Writing, Crannóg and Hold Open the Door: A Commemorative Anthology from the Ireland Chair of Poetry, among others. She won the 2023 Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition, the 2022 Trim Poetry Competition. Her work was commended in the 2021 Fool for Poetry International Chapbook Competition and shortlisted in the 2021 Well Review Pamphlet Competition. She received an Agility Award from the Arts Council of Ireland for a mentorship with the wonderful Jessica Traynor in 2020 and a mentorship with ecopoet Grace Wells through the Munster Literature Centre. She holds an MA in Creative Writing from University College Cork and is currently working on her first collection.
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