Caoilinn Hughes

Photo by Danijel Mihajlović

Photo by Danijel Mihajlović

Caoilinn Hughes is an Irish writer. Her poetry collection, Gathering Evidence (Carcanet 2014), won the Irish Times Shine/Strong Award and the Patrick Kavanagh Award, and was shortlisted for, among other prizes, the Seamus Heaney Prize for Best First Collection 2015. Her debut novel Orchid & the Wasp will be published in Spring 2018 by Hogarth (U.S.) and Oneworld (U.K.). She has been Visiting Writer at Maastricht University in the Netherlands since 2014.