Colette Nic Aodha was born in Shrule, Co. Mayo in 1967.Colette Nic Aodha
A writer in both Irish and English, her poetry collections are Baill Seirce (Baile Átha Cliath, Coiscéim, 1998); Faoi Chrann Cnó Capaill (Coiscéim, 2000); Gallúnach-Ar-Rópa (Coiscéim, 2003); Sundial (Galway, Arlen House, 2005/New York, Syracuse University Press, 2006); Between Curses/Baine Géar (Arlen House, 2007); and Scéal ón Oirthir (Coiscéim, 2009).
She has also published Raiftearaí i gCeartlár a Dhaoine san 21ú Aois (Coiscéim, 2009)
Her short stories are collected as Ádh Mór (Coiscéim, 2004).
Her poetry has been anthologised in such publications as Field Day, IV and V and in The White Page / An Bhileog Bhán: twentieth century Irish women poets (Galway, Salmon Poetry, 1999), edited by Joan McBreen.
She lives in Galway.
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