My name is Aoife Mannix. I am the author of four collections of poetry and a novel. I have been poet in residence for the Royal Shakespeare Company and BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Live. I have toured internationally with the British Council including most recently Mexico, Vietnam and Nigeria. I have previously been commissioned to write for National Poetry Day, the BBC World Service, Portsmouth Museum, Bronte Parsonage, Wellcome Collection, National Gallery of Ireland, City of London Sinfonia, and the National Gallery amongst others. I have a PhD in creative writing from Goldsmiths, University of London.