Victoria Kennefick grew up in Cork and lives in Kerry. Her pamphlet White Whale won the Munster Literature Centre Chapbook Competition in 2014 and the Saboteur Award for Best Poetry Pamphlet in 2015. She was named an Arts Council Next Generation Artist in 2016. Her poems have appeared in Poetry Magazine, PN Review, The Poetry Review, Poetry Ireland Review, The Stinging Fly and elsewhere. Kennefick was the Dalkey Literary Awards Emerging Writer 2022.