Imelda Maguire was born in Kildare, grew up in Limerick, and now lives in Co. Donegal. She has read widely at festivals and readings throughout Ireland, and has also been published in a number of journals, nationally and internationally. Her first collection, Shout If You Want Me to Sing, was published in 2004, by Summer Palace Press. Her second, Serendipity, was published by Revival Press in 2015. This is her third poetry collection.