Nithy Kasa is an Ireland based poet of Congolese origin. Her poems have been published in Poetry Ireland Review, Trumpet Magazine, SAH Journal, Flare, A New Ulster, Dedalus Press’s Writing Home: The New Irish Poets and the commemorative anthology from The Ireland Chair of Poetry Hold Open the Door by UCD Press.

She was shortlisted for the Red Line Book Festival poetry contest 2019, followed by the Poetry Ireland commissions 2020, with the support of an Arts Council of Ireland Commission Award. And was shortlisted for The Eavan Boland Emerging Poet Award 2021.

Nithy’s debut collection of poetry, Palm Wine Tapper and The Boy at Jericho, is due to be released by Doire Press in April 2022.

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