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I'm a writer living in Galway, Ireland.

I've written two comic book series, Róisín Dubh and Jennifer Wilde for Atomic Diner Comics, and my short stories and poetry have appeared in collections and magazines in the USA and the UK.

I wrote part of a horror anthology play, called The Halloween Sessions, which was staged in London in October 2012.

My collection of dark fairy tales, called Twisted Fairy Tales, illustrated by Jane Laurie, was published by Barron's Educational Series on 1 February, 2013. Its sequel-of-sorts, Twisted Myths - also illustrated by Jane Laurie - was published by Barron's Educational Series on 1 October, 2013.

I co-wrote Witchfinder: The Mysteries of Unland with Kim Newman for Dark Horse Comics, with art by Tyler Crook, Col
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Cassildas Song


I’m pleased to hear that Cassilda’s Song: Tales Inspired by Robert W. Chambers King in Yellow Mythos, edited by Joe S. Pulver, has been nominated for a World Fantasy Award in the Anthology category. Congratulations to Joe for assembling such a super line-up of writers, and I’m so glad to be part of the project.


The book is published byChaosium Inc. and the artwork is bySteve G Santiago. It co...

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