Audrey Molloy is an award-winning, emerging Irish poet based in Sydney.
Writing poems often themed around the wild creature just below the surface of a woman, Audrey draws on multimedia culture, spirituality, science and medicine to explore the hidden corners of modern femininity.
Born in Dublin and raised in the coastal village of Blackwater, County Wexford, Audrey now lives in Sydney, where she works as an optometrist and content editor.
Her poetry has been widely published, most recently (or soon to appear) in: The North, Magma, Southword, The Moth, The Irish Times, Meanjin, Poethead, Verity La, Rascal, Overland and The Tangerine, among others.
Audrey received the Hennessy Award for Emerging Poetry 2019 and was selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series 2019. Her work was nominated for the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem in 2018. She is currently nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has been shortlisted for several other awards.
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