sonja broderick was
born in listowel, county kerry, in ireland. she
has been involved with the creative arts for
much of her life . she trained as an actor with the gaiety school
of acting in dublin. she is also a graduate of psychology at
trinity college, dublin and a master of international relations
at dublin city university.
sonja began writing poetry and prose more than twenty years ago.
she has won acclaim for her work at the samhlaiocht chiarrai
festival. her first book of poetry,
The Things You Left Me With was
published by Lapwing, 2004.