Lianne O’Hara is a poet, playwright, and prose writer.
Her work is published in Sprout, Beir Bua, Skylight 47, Banshee, Poetry Ireland Review, The Honest Ulsterman, The Ogham Stone, Channel, Splonk, B O D Y, Amsterdam Quarterly, Crossways, and Black Bough Poetry, and anthologised in Washing Windows Too: Irish Women Write Poetry (Arlen House, 2022), Queering the Green: Post-2000 Queer Irish Poetry (The Lifeboat Press, 2021) and Writing Home: The ‘New Irish’ Poets (Dedalus Press, 2019). Her debut play Fluff will be performed in Dublin this autumn.
In 2020, she was selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series, featuring a reading at International Literature Festival Dublin, and awarded a Literature Bursary from the Arts Council of Ireland. She has also been selected for writers’ residencies in Cill Rialaig (Irish Writers Centre, 2020) and Annaghmakerrig (Tyrone Guthrie Centre, 2022). She lives in Dublin, where she teaches creative writing at University College Dublin.