13-16 June 2024

Elaine Feeney


Elaine Feeney writes poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. She has published three poetry collections including The Radio was Gospel & Rise. Her debut novel As You Were won Dalkey Emerging Writer Prize, The Kate O’ Brien Prize, Society of Authors’ McKitterick Prize, and was shortlisted for Novel of the Year at the Irish Book Awards and was shortlisted for the Rathbones-Folio Prize. Her second novel How to Build a Boat was published in 2023 and was longlisted for The Booker Prize, shortlisted for Novel of the Year at Irish Book Awards and won Tatler’s Literature Award, 2023. It was names in Best Fiction for 2023 by The New Yorker. Feeney’s short fiction was published in The Art of The Glimpse: 100 Irish Short Stories and she has published widely including The Paris Review, The Stinging Fly, The Moth, Poetry Review and The Guardian. A new collection, All the Good Things You Deserve is forthcoming in 2024. She is currently working on stage play Tadhg. Feeney lectures at University of Galway.

All sessions by Elaine Feeney

The Beating Heart of Poetry

15 Jun 2024
Heritage Centre