Eve Moriarty is an alumnus of Swansea University’s English BA, graduating in 2013 and subsequently completing an MA in Creative Writing. During her BA she also worked as an intern for the Centre for Research into Gender and Culture in Society in the College of Arts and Humanities.
Eve is a prolific poet who writes on themes of gender, history, queer identity, and mental illness. Developing her poetic voice during her years at Swansea University, she has gone on to be recognised more widely, receiving a commendation in the 2013 Terry Hetherington Award and winning second place in the Welsh Writers' Trust Robin Reeves Award.
While at Swansea University, Eve worked with the LGBT and Amnesty International societies, as well as being a course representative for English. Since graduating, she has continued to be an outspoken and passionate activist within the LGBT+ and feminist community in Swansea, with a specific focus on intersectional equality issues.
Originally from Lancashire, Eve now lives and works in Swansea. As well as her day job as an e-learning developer, Eve hosts and performs at HOWL Poetry Sessions, organises fundraising music nights for local women’s charities, and is Treasurer for the People's Assembly, a local anti-austerity group.
You can read Eve’s writing and poetry at evemoriarty.wordpress.com.