Eileen Casey is a poet who is originally from the Midlands. She is currently based in South Dublin. Her collections are published by New Island, AltEnts (Poetry) and Arlen House (Prose). Eileen’s work features in anthologies by Dedalus, Faber & Faber, New Island, Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Ireland / Trocaire, The Nordic Irish Studies Journal, Orbis (UK), The Jellybucket (USA) and Correspondences, among others.
Her awards include A Hennessy / Sunday Tribune Emerging Fiction Award, The Oliver Goldsmith International Prize and a Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship. She holds an M. Phil. (Creative Writing) from The School of English, The Oscar Wilde Centre, Trinity College, Dublin.
She is currently facilitating a creative writing course in The Irish Writers Centre and in Ardgillan Castle.
Her latest collection “Berries for Singing Birds” (Arlen House) was published in October, 2019.