Writers

Juanita Casey

Juanita Casey (1925–2012), bestselling novelist, celebrated poet, horse trainer, and artist, was born to an Irish Traveller mother and an English Romany father and raised by English adoptive parents with ties to the circus industry. Casey identified with the many heritages she considered her own: she resided with Romanies in England for a time, worked […]

Belinda McKeon

Belinda McKeon is the author of Solace (2011), which won the Geoffrey Faber Prize and was also voted Irish Book of the Year 2011, and Tender (2015). McKeon’s stories and non-fiction have been published in the New York Times, the Guardian, the Paris Review and the Irish Times. Born in Longford, she now lives in Brooklyn […]

Thomas Morris

Thomas Morris is from South Wales. A graduate of Trinity College Dublin, he has lived in Dublin since 2005, where he now edits The Stinging Fly. His debut story collection, We Don’t Know What We’re Doing, was published by Faber & Faber in 2015.

Sophie White

Sophie White is a writer and podcaster from Dublin. Her first two books, Recipes for a Nervous Breakdown (Gill 2016) and Filter This (Hachette, 2019) have been bestsellers and award nominees. Her third, Unfiltered (Hachette, 2020) was described by Marian Keyes as ‘such fun – gas, clever stuff’, and described by White’s mother as ‘very […]

Jack Fennell

Jack Fennell is a writer, editor, translator and researcher whose academic publications include pieces on science fiction, utopian and dystopian literature, monsters, Irish literature, and the legal philosophy of comic books. He is the author of Irish Science Fiction (2014), a contributing translator for The Short Fiction of Flann O’Brien (2013), editor of A Brilliant […]

Mona Eltahawy

Mona Eltahawy is a feminist author and award-winning commentator and public speaker. Her work has been published in the Guardian, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other publications around the world. She is a frequent commentator on current affairs on the BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera and other media outlets, where her goal is […]