About

Audrey Molloy is an award-winning Irish poet based in Sydney. Her debut poetry chapbook, Satyress  (Southword Editions) was published in 2020,  was due to launch at the Cork International Poetry Festival and can be purchased here.

Drawing on multimedia culture, science and medicine, her poetry explores aspects of modern femininity, motherhood, transformation and impermanence in lyrical verse.

Born in Dublin and raised in the coastal village of Blackwater, County Wexford, Audrey now lives in Sydney with her young family.

Her poetry has appeared (or is forthcoming) in: Poetry Ireland Review, The NorthMagma, Mslexia, Southword, The Moth, The Irish Times, The Australian, Meanjin, PoetheadVerity La, Rascal, Overland and The Tangerineamong others.

In 2019 she received the Hennessy Award for Emerging Poetry, the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award and the ‘An Post Irish Book Awards’ (APIBA) prize for Irish Poem of the Year. She was runner-up in both the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award (Ireland) and the Newcastle Poetry Prize (Australia) 2019 and was selected for the 2019 Poetry Ireland Introductions Series. Her work has been shortlisted for several other awards.

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