Emily Cullen is a Galway-based writer, curator, harper and scholar. She has published three poetry collections, Conditional Perfect (Doire Press, 2019), In Between Angels and Animals (Arlen House, 2013) and No Vague Utopia (Ainnir Publishing, 2003). Conditional Perfect was included in The Irish Times’ round-up of “the best new poetry of 2019” (Martina Evans, 14 December). Emily was Director of the national Patrick Kavaqnagh Centenary in 2004 and Director of Galway’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature between 2017 and 2019. Emily gained a PhD in English from NUI Galway in 2008 and publishes widely on Irish cultural history and music. She currently teaches creative writing at NUI Galway.
Visit Emily’s blog, Things Being Various, at http://emilyecullen.blogspot.com