Annemarie Ní Churreáin

Annemarie Ní Churreáin is a poet from the Donegal Gaeltacht. Her debut collection Bloodroot (Doire Press, 2017) was shortlisted for the Shine Strong Award for best first collection in Ireland and for the 2018 Julie Suk Award in the U.S.A. She is the author of a suite of poems about Dublin titled Town (The Salvage Press, 2018).

She is a recipient of a Next Generation Artist Award from President Michael D. Higgins on behalf of the Arts Council of Ireland. Ní Churreáin has received fellowships from Jack Kerouac House Orlando, Akademie Schloss Solitude in Germany and Hawthornden Castle in Scotland.

Annemarie is a 2019 co-recipient of the Markievcz Award Ireland and was the 2019-2020 Writer in Residence at Maynooth University. In 2020 Solstice Arts commissioned Ní Churreáin to write a long length poem, titled The Foundling Crib which can be read online here.

Annemarie's collection Bloodroot can be purchased here or from your local independent bookshop.

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