Cecilia McGovern was born in
County Mayo and has lived in Dublin all her adult life. Her poems have
been published in The Sunday Tribune and in Poetry Ireland Review and
her work features in anthologies of women's writing. She has twice been
a prize-winner in Poetry Now, Dun Laoghaire International Poetry
Festival. In 2007, she obtained an MA in Creative Writing from the UCD
School of English, Drama and Film.