Amy Abdullah Barry writes poems and short stories. She is published globally including Southword, The Sunday Tribune, The Poet’s Republic, Paris Lit Up.
Amy Abdullah Barry is originally from Penang, Malaysia, and now lives in Athlone. She has published widely, including Cyphers, Southword, Paris Lit Up, Sunday Tribune and elsewhere. Her poems have been translated into many languages including Italian, Persian, Turkish, Azerbaijani and Spanish. Chosen for the Poetry Ireland Introduction Series 2022. A travel lover, she previously worked in the media, hotel and oil/gas industry. Amy has been awarded literature bursaries from the Arts Council of Ireland and Words Ireland. Flirting with Tigers is her debut collection of poems published by Dedalus Press.