Contributor Biographies

Caoilinn Hughes

Caoilinn Hughes

Caoilinn Hughes novel Orchid & the Wasp (Hogarth/Oneworld 2018) was described by The New Yorker as 'a winning debut', by the Sunday Times as 'a highly ambitious fiction debut containing multitudes' and was shortlisted for the Butler Literary Award. 

Her poetry collection Gathering Evidence (Carcanet 2014) won the Irish Times Shine/Strong Award and was shortlisted for four other prizes. Her work has appeared in Tin House, Granta, POETRY, BBC Radio 3 and elsewhere. She won The Moth International Short Story Prize 2018 and her story 'Prime' is currently shortlisted for the Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Award.