Ruth Timmins was born in Dublin in 1974. Her family moved to County Wexford where Ruth went to school, moving back to the city in the 90’s. For thirteen years, she worked as a journalist for various publications. She won the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award in 2017 for her unpublished collection, Hour Angles. Her work has featured in print and online in both Ireland and the UK, as well as on RTE Radio One’s The Poetry Programme. Ruth has been writing poetry since she was a young girl, and now writes full time from her cottage in Curracloe, Co. Wexford where she lives with her 8 year old son.