All the Good Things You Deserve

All the Good Things You Deserve


How do we love, trust and create in the aftermath of trauma? How do we name and speak that love?

In this powerful new collection from acclaimed poet and novelist Elaine Feeney, images and
memory circle and recur, and the journey from pain towards a place of greater safety is far from linear.

All the Good Things You Deserve juxtaposes violence, hurt and the tyranny of shame with love, beauty and the transformative possibilities of art.


  • Affecting… The caustic love poems…show Feeney at her best spill down the page with the energy of rushing tides

About the author

Elaine Feeney

Elaine Feeney is a writer from the west of Ireland. Her 2020 debut novel, As You Were, was shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize and the Irish Novel of the Year Award, and won the Kate O'Brien Award, the McKitterick Prize, and the Dalkey Festival Emerging Writer Award. Feeney has published three collections of poetry including The Radio Was Gospel and Rise, and her short story Sojourn was included in The Art of The Glimpse: 100 Irish Short Stories, edited by Sinéad Gleeson. Feeney lectures at the National University of Ireland, Galway.
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