Elaine Feeney grew up on a farm in County Galway, where she now lives, and is considered a strong part of contemporary political Irish writers.
Feeney was educated at University College Galway, Cork and The University of Limerick and has published three collections of poetry Indiscipline (2007, Maverick Press), Where’s Katie? (2010, Salmon) and The Radio was Gospel (2014, Salmon). Her writing has been published widely in literary magazines, journals and anthologies and translated into many languages. Her next collection, Rise, is forthcoming in 2016 and she is working on a novel.