Dr. Emily Cullen was born in Dublin and grew up in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.
Her poetry collections are No Vague Utopia (Galway, Ainnir Publishing, 2003); In Between Angels and Animals (Galway, Arlen House, 2013).
In 2004 she was the national Programme Director of the Patrick Kavanagh Centenary celebrations and was selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions series.
Emily was awarded an IRCHSS Government of Ireland fellowship for her doctoral study on the Irish harp. A former member of the Belfast Harp Orchestra, she has recorded on a number of albums and also as a solo artist.
In addition to writing poetry, short stories and feature articles, she publishes widely on aspects of Irish cultural history and music.
She lives in Galway.
Emily Cullen’s Blog, Things Being Various