Amy Barry writes poems and short stories. She is published in anthologies, journals, and press and e-zines globally. Her poems have been translated into Italian, Turkish, German, Romanian, Azerbaijani, Spanish, Malay, Spanish, Irish and Persian. Amy loves to travel. Trips to India, Nepal, China, Japan, Bali, Paris, Berlin, Budapest, Milan, and Falkenberg have all infused her work. She often reads at Literary events/festivals in Ireland and Internationally. Amy was recipient of the Westmeath County Council Bursary 2017. She took 1st and 2nd prize in the English Poetry at PAU World Poetry Day in 2017 and 2018. Recipient of Neruda Award 2017 (Poetry) Crispiano, Italy. Highly Commended (Poetry) in SiarSceal International Literary Festival in 2017 and 2019. Highly Commended in the Francis Ledwidge Award 2019. Amy is an Honorary Member of Neruda Italian Cultural Association, Taranto. Italy. She was featured recently in the RTE Radio One Extra in Reverberations Series 2, speaking about her work and performing two poems inspired by a particular soundscape which depict rural locations.
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