Alice Lyons is a writer with an interest in bringing poetry to new contexts and media.
Her poems have appeared in publications such as Tygodnik Powszcheny (Kraków) and POETRY (Chicago) and as poetry films in cinema and gallery screenings worldwide. She is the recipient of the Patrick Kavanagh Award for Poetry, the Ireland Chair of Poetry Bursary and bursaries in literature and film from An Chomhairle Ealoine/The Arts Council. Her poetry film,The Polish Language, co-directed with Orla Mc Hardy, has screened in competition in over 50 film festivals worldwide and garnered numerous awards including an IFTA nomination for Best Animated Short. She is currently a doctoral candidate at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry at Queen's University in Belfast.