Siobhán Campbell was born in Dublin.
Her collections are The Permanent Wave (Belfast, The Blackstaff Press, 1996); The Cold That Burns (The Blackstaff Press, 2000). and Cross-Talk (Cardiff, Seren, 2009).
She has also published two chapbooks, That Water Speaks in Tongues (Derbyshire, Templar, 2008); and Darwin Among the Machines (Powys, Rack Press, 2009).
She has spent a number of years in New York, San Francisco, and Washington, and worked as Director of Wolfhound Press before joining the Faculty at Kingston University in London where she was Principal Lecturer and Course Leader of its MFA in Creative Writing.
She has edited Forces Stories and Poems, SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen Family Association) (KUP, 2011); Courage and Strength: Stories and Poems by Combat Veterans, (KUP/ Combat Stress UK, 20120; and is co-editor with Nessa O’Mahony of Eavan Boland: Inside History (Dublin, Arlen House, 2016).
Her work has received awards in the National Poetry Competition and the Troubadour International Competition and she is the recipient of an Arts Council award and the Templar Poetry Prize.
She currently lives in Dublin.