Born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1970, Nuala Ní Chonchúir is a fiction writer and poet. She has published one novel, four collections of short fiction and three poetry collections - one in an anthology.
Nuala holds a BA in Irish from Trinity College Dublin and a Masters in Translation Studies (Irish/English) from Dublin City University. She has worked as an arts administrator in theatre and in a writers' centre; as a translator, as a bookseller and also in a university library.
Nuala teaches creative writing on a part-time basis. She lives in County Galway with her husband and three children.
A Sense of Place Arlen House, Galway 2005
(3 Titles) Arlen House, Galway September 2005
Nuala’s poetry and fiction have appeared in publications such as The Stinging Fly, Mannequin Envy, Revival, New Irish Writing in The Sunday Tribune, Poetry Ireland Review, The SHOp, Irish Pages, Black Mountain Review, Litro (UK), Pen Pusher (UK), Garm Lu (Canada), Crannóg and Southlight (UK).
Her poetry has appeared in Galway - City of Strangers, the US anthology Generation X: In Their Own Words, The Watchful Heart and the UK anthology 100 Poets Against The War.
Her fiction has appeared in These Are Our Lives, The Irish Feminist Review, Honeysuckle, Honeyjuice: A Tribute to James Liddy, The Cúirt Annual, Splinters and Silver Threads of Hope.
Non-fiction has appeared in the County Lines, Sunday Miscellany, Quiet Quarter and A Sense of Place anthologies, and she has work forthcoming in the UK anthology Crowning Glory.
Nuala's novel You, will be broadcast on the Book on One in May on RTE radio one.
Her short fiction, non-fiction and poetry have featured on RTÉ radio, on the Francis Mac Manus broadcasts, on Sunday Miscellany and The Enchanted Way. Her non-fiction has featured on Lyric FM’s The Quiet Quarter.
Nuala reviews fiction and poetry for The Short Review and Orbis, The Sandstone Review, Vallum and Women’s Studies Review.
She also reviews for the RTE radio 1 arts show Arena.