is an Irish poet, author and teacher. She has published six collections of poetry, from her debut Eating Baby Jesus,
(1993 ), through to Borrowed Space, New and Selected Poems,
(2014), and her most recent, The Painter on his Bike
(2019 ), all published by Dedalus Press. Awards include the Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize, Melbourne University and she is a recipient of a Katherine and Patrick Kavanagh Fellowship for Poetry. She has been widely broadcast, translated and anthologised, including in The Harvard Anthology of Modern Irish Poetry.
Her books for children include, I won’t Go to China! Boo and Bear
and The Silver Notebook,
O’Brien Press. With her husband Peter Sirr she co-hosts the podcast Books for Breakfast
, about books and writing. Enda Wyley is a member of Aosdána, the Irish academy of artists.