Sree Sen’s creative works have been published by Poetry Ireland Review, The Honest Ulsterman, bath magg, Crossways, nether Quarterly, Headstuff and others. Winner of the UCD Maeve Binchy Travel Award 2020, and recipient of Cill Rialaig Residency 2020 & Agility Award 2021 by the Arts Council of Ireland. Her short story ‘Still Life’ was shortlisted at the Wild Atlantic Words Short Story Competition 2021.
Sree is from Mumbai, India and lives and works in the West of Ireland and Dublin city. She is currently a part of the Skein Press team – an independent publishing house – as their Digital Content Specialist.
Sree graduated with an MA in Creative Writing, University College Dublin, 2020 specialising in poetry under the thesis supervision of poet, Julie Morrissy. Her yet unpublished debut crime novel, Retribution is represented for screen rights by Sidharth Jain of The Story Ink in Mumbai.
While currently working on her debut chapbook of poetry, Sree is also a creative writing teacher and workshop facilitator. She recently held the Irish Writer’s Centre course, ‘Beyond Languages’, which aimed to empower writers from a broad range of diverse backgrounds whose other language is English. Under the banner ‘Literary Curator’, Sree started a newsletter for publishing industry news and views from March 2021.
Prior to this, Sree worked as a journalist in Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai and New Delhi for over ten years researching, writing and delivering a wide variety of news articles for a number of publications and outlets, including: Times of India, DNA, ZEE, Firstpost, Hindu BusinessLine, Sakal Times, Democracy News Live.