Kerri ní Dochartaigh

Genres: Irish Writing | Nature | Poetry

Kerri ní Dochartaigh is the author of Thin Places (Canongate, 2020) which was highly commended by the Wainwright Prize for Nature Writing 2021. She has written for the Guardian, the Irish Times, the BBC, Winter Papers, and others. She lives in Cornwall with her family. Her second book, Cacophony of Bone, is forthcoming in April 2023. Her poems appear in Waking Light, a limited run of accordion books published by Skein Press in June 2022.


Kerri’s participation in West Cork Literary Festival is supported by Dublin Book Festival.

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