apple, fallen is Olga’s debut poetry pamphlet. ‘These poems reward rereading and hang around in your mind, delivering phrases and lines back to you at unexpected times that turn out to be the times you need them most.’ (Ian McMillan)
Olga is originally from Northern Ireland. A former Warwick Poet Laureate, she has had poetry and flash fiction published in a range of magazines including Rattle Magazine, Dodging the Rain, Magma, Strix, Cordite Review, Under the Radar, Ink Sweat and Tears, The Interpreter’s House and Paper Swans.
She was the winner of the 2019 BBC Proms poetry competition, is a commissioned artist for Coventry City of Culture 2021 and last year, was selected as one of the emerging poets for the podcast Bedtime Stories for the End of the World.
She is an assistant head teacher in a secondary school and has two daughters.