About

Audrey Molloy is an award-winning Irish poet based in Sydney.

Drawing on multimedia culture, spirituality, science and medicine, her poetry explores modern femininity in lyrical verse.

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 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 and was runner-up in both the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award (Ireland) and the Newcastle Poetry Prize (Australia). She was selected for the 2019 Poetry Ireland Introductions Series. Her work has been shortlisted for several other awards.

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