Annemarie Ní Churreáin

Dublin, Ireland

Annemarie Ní Churreáin was born in 1981 and grew up in the Donegal Gaeltacht in North West Ireland. She is a graduate of the M. Phil in Creative Writing at the Oscar Wilde Centre, Trinity College Dublin.


Annemarie is a poet, editor and creative writing teacher. She is co-founder of the Upstart Collaborative, which put art and poetry posters on the streets of Dublin during the Irish General Election Campaign 2011.


Her work has been published widely in Ireland and abroad. Some of the major publications in which her poems have appeared are; Poetry Ireland Review, The Stinging Fly, The Shop Poetry Magazine, Magnolia, The London Magazine, Agenda Magazine, The Morning Star Newspaper, Volume Magazine and The Chattahoochee Review. She is currently working towards completion of her first poetry collection.


Some of the festivals and events at which Annemarie has performed her poetry include Eargail Arts Festival Donegal, Cúirt International Festival of Literature Galway UNESCO City of Literature events Dublin, Dublin Fringe Festival, Smock Alley Theatre Dublin. She has also contributed to radio and television programmes, including Raidió Na Gaeltachta broadcasts and Imeall, TG4


As a teen writer, Annemarie was awarded a Listowel Writer’s Week. In 2011, she was named Agenda Magazine Young Broadsheet poet and short-listed for the UK Erbacce Poetry Prize. In 2012, Annemarie completed funded residencies at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Monaghan. In 2013, she was selected to read as part of the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series at the Irish Writers Centre, and at the Cork Spring Poetry Festival as part of the Emerging Writer Series. In 2014, she has been invited to undertake a 6-month funded literary fellowship at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany.

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