Wells, Grace

Grace Wells
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Grace Wells was born in London in 1968.
Her books for children include Gyrfalcon (Dublin, O’Brien Press, 2002), which won won the Eilis Dillon Best Newcomer Bisto Award and was also an International White Ravens’ Choice; and Ice Dreams (O’Brien Press, 2008).

Her book One World Our World is a storybook for children in Ireland aged 10-12 which uses short stories to introduce five of Irish Aid’s nine programme countries in a lively and colourful manner that sets out to both interest and inform young readers.

A Patrick Kavanagh Award winner, her poetry for adults is collected as When God has been Called Away to Greater Things (Dublin, Dedalus Press, 2010), won the Rupert and Eithne Strong Best Newcomer Award 2011 for First Collection of Poetry; and Fur (Dedalus Press, 2015).

She lives in Tipperary.

Grace Wells at Dedalus Press
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Grace Wells at The National Library of Ireland