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Writer Fellow

photo of Selina GuinnessSelina Guinness, Arts Council-TCD Irish Writer Fellow 2018


Selina Guinness is a writer, lecturer and critic, with a keen interest in new writing.  Her memoir, The Crocodile by the Door (Penguin Ireland), about life in the Dublin Mountains was shortlisted for Best Biography in the Costa Book Awards and for the BGE Irish Book Awards in 2012. Her anthology, The New Irish Poets (Bloodaxe), promoted the generation of poets who began to publish in the 1990s. Selina's stories and essays have been anthologised in All Over Ireland (Faber), The Hennessy Book of Irish Fiction, 2005 - 2015 (New Island), and The Dublin Review Reader. She reviews regularly for The Irish Times, and is currently writing a novel set in Budapest.