Grace Wells

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Grace Wells is an award-winning eco-poet and environmental writer, her work celebrates and praises nature while also speaking to our planet’s innumerate losses. Her third poetry collection, ‘The Church of the Love of the World’ takes its title from Gobnait’s chapel on Inis Oírr, and will be published by Dedalus Press in 2022. The collection is a sustained meditation on belonging within body, self, culture and nature in our era of environmental emergency. As part of the 2021 Poetry Town project, she was selected by Clare County Council and Poetry Ireland, as Poet Laureate of Ennistymon.