Ní Ghríofa is a poet and essayist. Her most recent book is the bestseller ‘A Ghost in the Throat,’ which finds the eighteenth-century poet Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill
haunting the life of a contemporary young mother, prompting her to turn
detective. Doireann is also author of six critically-acclaimed books of poetry, each a deepening exploration of birth, death,
desire, and domesticity. Awards for her writing include a
Lannan Literary Fellowship (USA), the Ostana Prize (Italy), a Seamus Heaney
Fellowship (Queen’s University), the Hartnett Poetry Award, and the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, among others.