PhD Candidate Creative Writing, Ulster University (2018) - Vice-Chancellor Research Scholarship
MA Literatures of Modernity, Ryerson University (2014) - Ryerson Graduate Scholarship
MA Creative Writing, University College Dublin (2013)
Bachelor of Civil Law, University College Dublin/University of Minnesota Law School (2006)
Julie Morrissy is an Irish poet who has spent many years living in Canada and the US. In 2015 she was shortlisted for the Melita Hume Poetry Prize in the UK and selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series. Her work has been published widely in Ireland, the UK, Canada and the US, including in gorse, Cyphers, The Stinging Fly, Poetry Ireland Review and White Wall Review. Morrissy has performed readings at international festivals in Ireland and abroad, most recently at IFOA, Toronto in 2016 . Her debut poetry pamphlet I Am Where is published by Eyewear Press and was shortlisted for Best Poetry Pamphlet in the Saboteur Awards 2016.