Lauren O'Donovan

Video – Lauren O’Donovan

Lauren O’Donovan reads two poems from her 2023 International Book & Pamphlet Competition Highly Commended collection.

Lauren O’Donovan reads Ingredients for a Mother

Lauren O’Donovan reads The Day You Were Born

About Lauren O’Donovan

Lauren O’Donovan is a writer from Cork, Ireland. In 2023, she won the Cúirt New Writing Prize in Poetry and was also shortlisted for Listowel Writers’ Week Collection Award and the Fish Poetry Prize. In 2022, Lauren was awarded Arts Council funding to work towards her first collection along with a Munster Literature Centre Mentorship. She has published work in journals and anthologies such as: Rattle Magazine, Southword, Skylight 47, The Galway Review, The Galway Advertiser, The Honest Ulsterman, A New Ulster, Cork Words, Augur Magazine, Green Ink, Grand Little Things, The Quarryman, and Swerve