Roisin Kelly is an Irish poet who was born in Belfast and raised in Leitrim. After a year as a handweaver on a remote island in Mayo and a Masters in Writing at National University of Ireland, Galway, she now calls Cork City home. Her poetry has appeared in Poetry Chicago, The Dark Horse, Bare Hands, The Irish Literary Review, The Baltimore Review, and Best New British and Irish Poets 2016 (Eyewear 2016). In June she appeared as The Stinging Fly's featured poet, and her work was published in The Irish Times after it was shortlisted for the Hennessy New Irish Writing Award. More work is forthcoming in The Atticus Review and her first chapbook will be published by Southword Editions later this year.