Alice Kinsella


Alice Kinsella was born in Dublin and raised in Mayo. She was educated in Trinity College
Dublin and NUI Galway.

Her poetry has been widely published at home and abroad, most recently in Banshee Lit,
Boyne Berries, The Lonely Crowd, and The Irish Times. Her work has been listed for
competitions such as Over the Edge New Writer of the Year Competition 2016, Jonathan
Swift Awards 2016, and Cinnamon Press Pamphlet Competition 2017. She was SICCDA
Liberties Festival writer in residence for 2017 and received a John Hewitt bursary in the same

Her debut play The Passing was staged as a part of What’s the Story at the Liberties Festival
(2016), Cruthú Arts Festival (2016), Temple Bar Culture and Arts Festival (2016), and Little
Shadow Theatre’s New Irish Playbook (2017).

Her first collection, Flower Press is forthcoming on February 22 nd 2018 by The Onslaught