Real Words by Marie Studer

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These powerful and evocative poem that captures moments of introspection and a sense of place.

“This impressive debut marks Marie Studer as a ‘memory keeper’ of human experiences from recipes and folk ways to fierce love. These poems flow into each other and stay by the ‘mind’s side’ till the last page: Real Words is a real collection, worthy of being read and re-read.” — Catherine Ann Cullen


Marie Studer lives in Castleconnell, Co. Limerick. She
grew up in Ballymackey, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Her
work has appeared in journals and anthologies at home
and abroad. She won the Trocáire Poetry Ireland
Competition 2020 and was among the winners of the
Bangor Ekphrastic Poetry Challenge in 2019 and 2021
and, shortlisted in other competitions. She holds a B.A.
in Comparative Literature, History and Sociology from
the University of Limerick. Real Words is her debut