Audrey Molloy is an award-winning Irish poet based in Sydney. Her debut poetry chapbook, Satyress, will be published by Southword Editions in 2020 and launched at the Cork International Poetry Festival (28th March).

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 in: The NorthMagma, Mslexia, Southword, The Moth, The Irish TimesMeanjin, 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 Listowel Writers’ Week Irish Poem of the Year Award. 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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