Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize

Leila was a guest at the Cork International Poetry Festival, where she was awarded the Gregory O’Donoghue prize and gave a reading. She spoke a bit about the festival and her experience in Deryn Rees-Jones’ workshop in an interview with RTE Radio 1.



Leila’s poem “Of Love, Sappho Wrote” was nominated by The Irish Examiner for the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem.


New Poems

Leila’s poems have recently appeared in Narrative, Rattle, and Day One, and she has poems forthcoming in CALYX and The Collagist.