Grace Wells is an award-winning eco-poet and environmental writer living in Ennistymon, County Clare. Winner of the Eilís Dillon award and the Shine Strong award, her third collection of poems ‘The Church of the Love of the World’ was published by Dedalus Press in 2022. Grace Wells was selected by Poetry Ireland and Clare County Council as Poet Laureate for Ennistymon in 2021 which propelled her into writing a book-length poem about the town, its past, present and future, ‘Everyone Has a Different Ennistymon’ which was published by Doolin Arts in January 2023. She is a regular volunteer with Hometree, the native woodlands charity that is currently planting the Wild Atlantic Rainforest Project. Wells assists Hometree in the creation of publications and books such as ‘Under Summer Pastures, Explorations & Essays from Ireland’s Temperate Rainforests’.

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