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Sophie was born and grew up in Ireland and has spent many years abroad, in London, Madrid and Buenos Aires.

She has contributed to Irish, UK and US journals including Magma, The Rumpus, Tears in the Fence, Banshee and The Well Review, as well as a number of anthologies. In 2019, her poem Quemadero, or Farewell to a Husband’s Homeland, first published in American Poetry Journal, was included in the Poetry Jukebox: A Deeper Country installation in Belfast. A Pushcart nominee, Sophie was a commended poet in Magma’s 2021/2022 Judge’s Prize and has been shortlisted for Ireland’s Doolin Writers prize.

Other writing, under the name Sophie Parker, has appeared in The Irish Times, The Buenos Aires Herald, Time Out Buenos Aires and elsewhere.

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