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About Grace Wells

Grace Wells is a British poet and writer living in County Tipperary in Southern Ireland. Her first book, Gyrfalcon (O’Brien Press), a novel for children, won the Eilis Dillon Award in 2003 and was an International White Ravens’ Choice. Her poetry has been featured widely in Irish magazines, including Poetry Ireland Review, The Cork Literary Review, The Shop, The Stony Thursday Book. She was selected for Poetry Ireland’s Introductions Series 2003 and Cavan County Council’s ‘Artists and Writers Introductions’ in 2004. She is currently compiling a first collection, When God has been Called Away to Greater Things. A second novel, Ice-Dreams, is forthcoming from the O’Brien Press in 2008. She is presently working on a third novel, The Goodbody Girls, and a non-fiction work for young women, entitled, What I Want to tell my Daughter about Sex. Formerly a television and pop video producer in London, she has lived in Ireland since 1991; she has worked in arts administration, taught creative writing, and facilitated poetry and biography workshops for people with special needs. She is committed to renewable energies, growing organic food, and protecting the environment.

Poetry by Grace Wells:
It Begins When the Leaves Turn
The Funeral Director’s Wife
When God Has Been Called Away to Greater Things
The Hostage Place

An Interview with Grace Wells

Reviews by Grace Wells:
The Dark Age by James Harpur
The Boy in the Ring by Dave Lordan
Complicated Pleasures by Billy Ramsell
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