Órfhlaith Foyle

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Órfhlaith Foyle, Irish writer and poet.

Foyle was born in Nigeria to Irish missionary parents, living there as well as Kenya and Malawi, all of which had a profound effect upon her writing. She later lived in Australia, France, Russia, Israel and the United Kingdom. She now lives in Galway, Ireland. Her publications to date include a novel and a book of poetry. A second novel is forthcoming.

Her cited influences include Flannery O'Connor, Katherine Mansfield, Emily Brontë and Emily Dickinson. She has a Bachelor in Humanities, and has been published in a number of literary journals.


  • Belios, Lilliput Press, 2005
  • Revenge, Arlen House, 2005
  • Red Riding Hood's Dilemma, Arlen House, 2009
  • Somewhere In Minnesota, Arlen House 2011
  • Clemency Browne Dreams of Gin, Arlen House 2014

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