Afric McGlinchey

Afric McGlinchey

Afric McGlinchey is an Irish-born poet, reviewer, book editor and creative writing who has lived in Zimbabwe, where she spent her formative years and early adulthood. Her d├ębut The lucky star of Hidden things, is predominantly based around her African upbringing. Her second collection, Ghost of the Fisher Cat is set in medieval Paris, where she also lived for a time. (In the city, not the century!) She won the Hennessy Award for Emerging Poetry for 2010, and was also awarded the Northern Liberties Poetry Prize for 2012 (USA), and the Poets Meet Politics Prize in 2015.

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