Sarah Clancy is 40 years old and is from Galway. She has published two collections of poetry ‘Stacey and the Mechanical Bull’, from Lapwing Press Belfast in December 2010 and ‘Thanks for Nothing, Hippies’ from Salmon Poetry April 2012, ‘Cinderella Backwards’ a CD of poetry by Sarah and her fellow Galway poet Elaine Feeney was released in December 2012. Her next collection ‘The Truth and Other Stories‘ will be published in June 2014 again from Salmon Poetry. Her poems have been published widely in journals in Ireland and abroad and are also regularly broadcast on RTE’s Arena, Lyric and The Business Programmes as well as on local radio. Sarah has won or been shortlisted in many poetry competitions of both the page and stage variety. She was runner up in this year’s all Ireland Grand Slam Championship and is a former Cuirt International Festival of Literature Grand Slam Champion.