Siobhán Flynn writes poetry and some short fiction. Her poetry deals with everyday life, mythology and women’s lives filtered through a wry and sometimes humorous viewpoint and she enjoys performing at readings.
She won the Listowel Writers’ Week Originals short story competition in 2003 and her short stories have appeared in Ireland’s Own and The Irish Times.
Siobhán’s poetry has been placed and shortlisted in a number of competitions including Oliver Goldsmith (2010 and 2012), Poets meet Painters (2011), the Percy French prize in Strokestown (2011, 2015 and 2016), the Desmond O’Grady prize (2012), the Red Line Book Festival Poetry Competition (2015), and the Allingham Festival (2017).
Her poems have appeared in Wild Atlantic Words, The Pickled Body 2.1 (Quantum) and The Pickled Body 3.1 (How To Make Love in Dangerous Times), Hennessy New Irish Writing in The Irish Times , and Visual Verse and others. She was shortlisted for the Hennessy Awards in 2016.
Siobhán lives in Churchtown and is working towards a first collection.