Emer Lyons

Genres: Cork | Fiction | Irish Writing | LGBTQI+ Writing | Short Stories | West Cork

Emer Lyons is a lesbian poet from West Cork living in Dunedin, New Zealand. In 2017 she was the recipient of the inaugural University of Otago City of Literature PhD scholarship, she has been shortlisted for the Fish and Bridport poetry prizes, her play The Green was nominated for Best Narrative in the 2018 Dunedin Theatre Awards, and in 2020 she was nominated for a Pushcart prize for fiction. Her short story Daytime Dogger is published in Queer Love: An Anthology of Irish Fiction.

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Cork County Council
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Creative Places West Cork Islands
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