|Niamh Boyce |
photo by Miguel Ruiz
Niamh Boyce writes poetry, novels and short fiction. She was awarded The Hennessy Award for New Irish Writer of The Year in 2012. In her bestselling novels, she has fictionalized real-life criminal trials. Her bestselling debut THE HERBALIST won Debut of the Year at The Irish Book Awards and was long listed for an IMPAC. It was also an inaugural Irish Writers Center Novel Fair winner. Her novel HER KIND, was based on the Kilkenny Witchcraft Trial and nominated for the EU Prize for Literature.
Niamh's short fiction has been adapted for stage, broadcast, published in literary magazines such as Banshee, Crannog, The Tribune, New Irish Writing, and The Yellow Room. They have also been shortlisted for the Francis Mc Manus Award, the Molly Keane Award and the Hennessy Award. Her work has been anthologized, most recently in The Long Gaze Back- Irish Women Writers', 'The Hennessy Book of Irish Fiction', 'Empty House', 'Galway Stories 2020' and 'The Music of What Happens' and Reading the Future. She also writes non-fiction stories for the international magazine Womankind.
|photo by Miguel Ruiz|