Originally from west Clare in Ireland, and living in Sydney,
Australia, Anne Casey is an award-winning poet and writer. Over a
25-year career, she has worked as a journalist, magazine editor,
media communications director and legal author. Anne is Senior
Poetry Editor of Other Terrain and Backstory literary journals
(Swinburne University, Melbourne). Her writing and poetry rank in
The Irish Times newspaper's Most-Read.
She has won or been shortlisted for poetry prizes in Ireland, Northern Ireland, the USA, the UK, Canada and Australia - including the Henry Lawson Poetry Competition 2018 - Traditional Verse (Australia); the Women's National Book Association Poetry Competition 2018 (USA); Hennessy New Irish Writing 2015 and 2017 (Ireland); Cúirt International Poetry Prize 2017 (Ireland); Overton Poetry Prize 2019 (UK); Bedford International Writing Competition 2018 (UK); and the Fellowship of Australian Writers Queensland Literary Competition. She was longlisted for the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor's International Poetry Prize 2018.
Anne passionately believes that every poem, like all art, should leave you changed by the experience. Her poems feature internationally in newspapers, magazines, journals, anthologies, broadcasts, podcasts, music albums, stage shows and art exhibitions - Quiddity, Entropy, The Irish Times, The Canberra Times, apt, Cordite, The Murmur House, Papaya Press, Eureka Street, The Incubator, FourXFour (Poetry Northern Ireland), The Honest Ulsterman, Déraciné, The Stony Thursday Book, The Australian Poetry Collaboration, Into The Void Magazine, ROPES, Autonomy anthology, Plumwood Mountain, Abridged, Verity La, The Monologue Adventure, the Poetry Pharmacy, The Poets' Republic and Burning House Press among others. She is author of where the lost things go (Salmon Poetry 2017, 2nd ed 2018).
Anne holds a Law Degree from University College Dublin and qualifications in Media Communications.
Website: anne-casey.com Twitter: @1annecasey