Award-winning poet and writer


Anne Casey has won or been shortlisted for poetry awards in Ireland, Northern Ireland, the USA, the UK, Canada and Australia:


  • Awarded 1st Prize in 2018 Alice Sinclair Memorial Writing Competition - Fellowship of Australian Writers, Lake Macquarie, NSW (Australia)

  • Awarded 3rd Place in the Women’s National Book Association Poetry Competition 2018  (USA)

  • Awarded Highly Commended in the Fellowship of Australian Writers Queensland Literary Competition 2018

  • Longlisted for the 2018 University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize  (Australia)

  • Awarded Honorable Mention in the 45th New Millennium Writing Awards 2018  (USA)

  • Finalist in the SLS 2018 Fiction & Poetry Contest  (Canada)

  • ​Commended in the Bangor Forty Words Competition 2018  (Northern Ireland)

  • ​'Poem of the Week' on HeadStuff  arts hub - 18 May 2018 (Ireland)

  • Commended in the Roscommon County Library Poetry Competition 2018  (Ireland)


  • Won the Glen Phillips Novice Writer Award 2017  (Australia)

  • Shortlisted for the Bedford International Writing Competition 2017  (UK)

  • Shortlisted for Hennessy New Irish Writing  (Ireland)

  • Shortlisted for the Cúirt International Poetry Prize 2017  (Ireland)

  • Shortlisted for the Eyewear Books Poetry Prize  (UK)


  • Shortlisted for the Bangor Annual Poetry Competition 2016 (Northern Ireland)


  • Shortlisted for Hennessy New Irish Writing  (Ireland)