Shortlisting for one book set in Ireland, grant to write a second

The Stone Garden: Poems from Clare was shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor Poetry Prize of the NSW Premier’s Awards, 2014.

In 2014, Diane Fahey received a New Work Grant from the Literature Board of the Australia Council, to support the writing of a poetry collection set in the West of Ireland. She will be travelling in Ireland for long periods during 2015 and 2016 while writing and researching this book, to be titled West.