About Mary O’Donnell

Mary O’Donnell’s work has been published in Ireland and internationally since 1990, including nine poetry collections, four novels, three short story collections, essays and journalism. Her collection Massacre of the Birds (Salmon) appeared in 2020 and is translated and published in Brazilian Portuguese with Arte y Lettras. In 2023 she was awarded Poem of the Year in the An Post Irish Book Awards. Her latest publication is the chapbook Outsiders, Always (Southword Editions).

Mary is editor of Poetry Ireland Review from January-April 2024 and is a member of Ireland’s affiliation of artists, Aosdána.

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