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caoilinn hughes

Caoilinn Hughes , Arts Council-TCD Irish Writer Fellow 2021


Caoilinn Hughes' debut novel ORCHID & THE WASP (Oneworld, 2018) won the Collyer Bristow Prize 2019, was a finalist for the Heart Big Book Award, the Butler Literary Award, and was longlisted for the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 2018. Her poetry collection GATHERING EVIDENCE (Carcanet Press 2014) won The Irish Times Strong/Shine Award 2015. For her short fiction, she won The Moth International Short Story Prize 2018 and an O.Henry Prize 2019. Her work has appeared in Granta, Tin House, POETRY, Best British Poetry 2014, Poetry Ireland, The Rumpus, BBC Radio 3 and elsewhere