Sarah Clancy is a poet from Galway.  She is the author of three collections of poetry, including The Truth and Other Stories, Stacey and the Mechanical Bull and Thanks for Nothing, Hippies.  She has been placed or shortlisted in several of Ireland’s most prestigious written poetry competitions.  In performance poetry Sarah has won the Cúirt International Festival of Literature Grand Slam Championship and was runner up in the All-Ireland Grand Slam Championships.  In 2015 she was named The Bogman’s Cannon People’s Poet, in 2016 she was the Lingo Festival’s Poet Laureate and in 2018 she was the Irish representative at the Festival Internacional de Poesia, in Granada, Nicaragua.  Her work has been published widely in Ireland as well as in the UK, Canada and the United States, and it has also been published in translation in Italy, Poland, Slovenia and Mexico.

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