Alice Kinsella was born in Dublin in 1993, and raised in Co. Mayo. She studied English Literature and Philosophy in Trinity College Dublin. Her poetry pamphlet Sexy Fruit (Broken Sleep Books) was a Poetry Book Society Spring 2019 Selection. She edited Empty House: poetry and prose on the climate crisis (Doire Press, 2021). She received an Arts Council Next Generation Award 2022/23. Milk is her debut book of prose. She lives on the west coast of Ireland with her family.