Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe is a poet, pacifist and fabulist. Auguries of a Minor God, her debut collection, was published with Faber & Faber in 2021. A finalist for the Dylan Thomas Prize, John Pollard Foundation International Poetry Prize, Michael Murphy Memorial Prize and the Butler Literary Award, it was chosen as a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, National Poetry Day Recommendation, Shakespeare & Co. Year of Reading Selection, and a Book of the Year by both The Irish Times and The Irish Independent. In 2023, she was appointed the Rooney Writer Fellow in residence at Trinity College Dublin’s Arts and Humanities Research Institute. She lives on the east coasts of Ireland, North America and the Arabian Peninsula.