Elaine Gaston

Elaine Gaston, commended in the National Poetry Competition 2013, is from Ireland’s north coast. She has been published by Blackstaff Press and Peterloo Poets, and in many poetry journals including Poetry Ireland Review, The North, Irish Pages, The Stinging Fly, Rialto, New Welsh Review, The Shop and The Honest Ulsterman. Recent awards include a prize in the Academi International Poetry Competition. She lectures in Creative Writing at the University of Ulster.