Doireann Ní Ghríofa was born in Galway in 1981, and grew up in County Clare.
Her collections are Résheoid (Baile Átha Cliath, Coiscéim 2011); and Dúlasair (Coiscéim 2012).
She publishes poetry in both Irish and English.
She was among the prize-winners in the emerging writer category at the Oireachtas literary awards 2010, and was shortlisted in Siarscéal 2012 and in Comórtas Uí Néill, both in 2011 and 2012. The Arts Council of Ireland has awarded her a literature bursary.
She lives in Cork.