Marian is an Irish writer based on the west coast of Ireland. She attended the universities of Maynooth and Galway and latterly, GMIT. She has, in the past been a teacher at senior level, worked professionally in education and management for an Aids Organization, and reviewed fiction and non fiction for the Sunday Business Post, Ireland. She attended the Seamus Heaney Centre summer school in 2013. She was short listed for the 2017 Dermot Healy International prize for poetry and long listed for the Fish Poetry prize, 2019. Her book, The Heart Uncut is published 2020 by Wordsonthestreet Publishers, Galway.

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Twitter :@kilcoyne_marian

Instagram: marianatkoo