Rachel Coventry is a Galway-based poet and theorist. Her first collection Afternoon Drinking in the Jolly Butchers was published in 2018 by Salmon Poetry. Her poems have been published in many journals including The Rialto, The North, Stand, The Moth, The SHop, Poetry Ireland Review, and Abridged. She holds a doctorate in philosophy from The University of Galway. Bloomsbury will publish her monograph Heidegger and Poetry in the Digital Age: New Aesthetics and Technologies in 2023. Her second collection, The Detachable Heart, was published by Salmon in October 2022.