Victoria Kennefick is a poet, writer and teacher based in Co. Kerry. Her poetry collection, Eat or We Both Starve (Carcanet, 2021) was launched in March. Her pamphlet, White Whale (Southword Editions, 2015), won the Munster Literature Centre Fool for Poetry Chapbook Competition and the Saboteur Award for Best Poetry Pamphlet. Work has appeared in Poetry, The Poetry Review, PN Review, Poetry Ireland Review, The Stinging Fly, The Irish Times, Ambit, Banshee and elsewhere. A recipient of a Next Generation Artist Award from the Arts Council of Ireland, she has also received bursaries from Kerry County Council and Words Ireland.