Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe

Genres: Interviewer | Irish Writing | Poetry
Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe is a poet, pacifist and fabulist. Auguries of a Minor God, her first collection, was published with Faber & Faber in 2021. A finalist for the Dylan Thomas Prize, John Pollard Foundation International Poetry Prize, Michael Murphy Memorial Prize and the Butler Literary Award, it was chosen as a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, National Poetry Day Recommendation, Shakespeare & Co. Year of Reading Selection, and a Book of the Year by the Irish Times and the Irish Independent. A Next Generation Artist with the Arts Council of Ireland, she serves on the Expert Advisory Committee to Culture Ireland. In 2023, she was appointed the Rooney Writer Fellow at Trinity College Dublin, and guest editor of the winter edition of Poetry Ireland Review. She is currently an artist-in-residence at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris and the Commissioned Writer at Temple Bar Art Gallery & Studios in Dublin for 2024.
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