Ar na gradaim a bronnadh uirthi tá Duais Uí Ruanaigh do Litríocht Éireannach, Comhaltacht Seamus Heaney (Ollscoil na Banraíona) agus Duais Liteartha Ostana (An Iodáil). Is é Lies an leabhar is déanaí óna peann.
Doireann Ní Ghríofa writes both prose and poetry, in both Irish and English.
Among her awards are a Lannan Literary Fellowship, the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, a Seamus Heaney Fellowship, and the Ostana Prize (Italy). Her fifth book is a bilingual selection of poetry titled Lies.