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 and activist from Dublin. She has spent time 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. In 2016 she was named one of Poetry Ireland's "Rising Generation" poets. Her creative and critical work has been published widely in Ireland, the UK, Canada and the US, including in gorse, Cyphers, The Stinging Fly, Poetry Ireland Review, ASAP/Journal and White Wall Review.
Morrissy has performed readings at international festivals in Ireland and abroad, including in Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, London, New York & Washington DC . Her debut poetry pamphlet I Am Where (2015) is published by Eyewear Press and was shortlisted for Best Poetry Pamphlet in the Saboteur Awards 2016. Her first collection Where, the Mile End is forthcoming with BookThug, Canada.