Enda Coyle-Greene was born in 1954 in Dublin and lives in Skerries, Co. Dublin. She has published widely and is a frequent contributor to programmes on RTÉ Radio. Her debut collection, Snow Negatives (2007) won the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award in 2006. Her work has featured in anthologies such as If Ever You Go: A Map of Dublin in Poetry and Song (2014), Shine On: Irish Writers for Shine (2011), The Quiet Quarter: Ten Years of Great Irish Writing (2009) and Sunday Miscellany: A Selection from 2004 – 2006. She holds an MA (Dist.) in English, Creative Writing from the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry at Queen’s University, Belfast. Her second collection was Map of the Last (2013). Enda Coyle-Greene's most recent collection of poetry is Indigo, Electric, Baby, published in February 2020.
“This is poetry that is strong, sure, and totally trustworthy.” — from the Judges’ Citation, Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2006