Born in Northern Ireland, Síofra McSherry is a writer, trainer, and coach based in Berlin. She has published her poetry widely in anthologies and journals in the UK, including Poetry Wales and the Salt Book of Younger Poets. Her pamphlet Requiem is forthcoming in 2019 from the Emma Press. She also works as a workshop facilitator and trainer at Scienza Berlin, and accepts private clients for life and creative writing coaching. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow and instructor in American Literature at the Freie Universität Berlin, where she earned her PhD. Síofra completed her BA in English at the University of Oxford and received her MA from UCL. She holds a counselling certificate from Birkbeck.