Niamh Boyce is from Athy, Co Kildare.
Her debut novel is The Herbalist (Dublin, Penguin Ireland, 2013).
She was awarded the Hennessy XO New Irish Writer of the Year 2012 for her poem Kitty, and has been shortlisted for the Francis McManus Short Story competition 2011, the Hennessy Literary Awards 2010, the Molly Keane Award 2010 and the WOW Award 2010.
Her background is in visual arts and she now works as a librarian.
She lives in the Irish midlands.
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