Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe. Credit: Matthew Thompson

Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe

Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe is a poet, pacifist and fabulist. Auguries of a Minor God, her debut collection, was published by Faber & Faber in 2021. A finalist for the Dylan Thomas Prize, John Pollard Foundation International Poetry Prize and the Butler Literary Award, it was chosen as a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, National Poetry Day Recommendation, Shakespeare & Co. Year of Reading Selection, and a Book of the Year by both The Irish Times and The Irish Independent. She lives on the east coasts of Ireland, North America and the Arabian Peninsula.

Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe’s poem ‘i mbolc‘  was commissioned by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Museum of Literature Ireland. Her poem ‘Formerly exotic, fruit‘ can be found on EPIC.