Anne Casey


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Anne Casey is the Senior Poetry Editor of Other Terrain and Backstory journals. Originally from the west of Ireland, she is a writer living in Sydney. Over a 25-year award-winning career, she has worked as a business journalist, magazine editor, corporate and government communications director, author and editor.

Originally from the west of Ireland, Anne Casey is a poet and writer based in Sydney. She is Senior Poetry Editor of Other Terrainand Backstoryliterary journals. Over a 25-year career, Anne has worked as a journalist, magazine editor, communications director and legal author. Her writing and poetry rank in The Irish Timesnewspaper’s Most-Read.


She has won or been shortlisted for poetry prizes in Ireland, Northern Ireland, the USA, the UK, Canada and Australia – Alice Sinclair Memorial Poetry Prize (Australia – 1stPlace); Henry Lawson Poetry Competition 2018– Traditional Verse (Australia – 1stPlace); theWomen’s National Book Association Poetry Competition 2018(USA – 3rdPlace); Fellowship of Australian Writers Queensland Literary Competition 2018; Hennessy New Irish Writing 2015 and 2017; Cúirt International Poetry Prize 2017 (Ireland); and Bedford International Writing Competition 2017(UK), among others. She was longlisted for the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize 2018.


Anne is author of where the lost things go (Salmon Poetry 2017); hersecond poetry collection is forthcoming from Salmon Poetry in 2019. Her poems are widely published internationally, featuring in newspapers, magazines, journals, anthologies, broadcasts, podcasts, music albums, stage shows and art exhibitions. She holds a Law Degree and qualifications in Media Communications.


Website: Twitter: @1annecasey.