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Thursday, April 23rd
University Art Gallery
Julie Morrissy is an Irish poet, academic, critic, and activist. She is a recipient of the Next Generation Artist Award from the Arts Council. Her first collection Where, the Mile End (2019) is published by Book*hug (Canada) and tall-lighthouse (UK). Her debut poetry pamphlet I Am Where (Eyewear 2015) was shortlisted for Best Poetry Pamphlet in the Saboteur Awards 2016. She has been awarded residencies at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, and The Writer’s Room at The Betsy, Miami. In 2016, Morrissy was included in “The Rising Generation" issue of Poetry Ireland Review, edited by Vona Groarke. Her creative and critical work has been published widely in Ireland, the UK, Canada and the US, including in Winter Papers, gorse,
Cyphers, The Stinging Fly, Poetry Ireland Review, ASAP/Journal, The North and White Wall Review.
Morrissy earned her PhD in Creative Writing and Literature at Ulster University, where she was Vice-Chancellor Research Scholar. She also holds graduate degrees in Creative Writing (University College Dublin 2013), and Literature (Ryerson University 2014), and a bachelor’s degree in Law (University College Dublin 2006). She is the first Newman Fellow in Creativity at University College Dublin.