The Irish poet and novelist Elaine Feeney is a former slam poetry winner; she has been heralded as 'one of the most provocative poets to come out of Ireland in the last decade'.

Now, Feeney's debut novel As You Were is one of the most acclaimed Irish books of the year - she talks to RTÉ Arena above. 

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