Kevin McCarthy


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Kevin McCarthy is the author of Peeler (Mercier, 2010), an historical crime novel set during the War of Independence in Ireland. His short fiction has appeared in many journals both in print and on the web and his story, Twenty-five and Out, appears in Down These Green Streets: Irish Crime Writing in the 21st Century (Liberties, 2011). He was born in Suffolk, UK, where his father was stationed with the US Air Force. He served in the Air Force himself before studying at Boston College and University College Dublin. In 2005 he was awarded the Fingal County Council Arts Bursary for Fiction Writing.

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Long Time No Post!

So it's been...well, ages since I've posted anything here and, it being February and all, I've decided to be a bit more diligent this year. Yeah, right...  Still, here are a few pictures from events I did last year for Wolves of Eden. Thanks to all those who hosted me to promote the book, especially Professor Suzanne Matson of Boston College's English Department--Go Eagles!--whose creative writing Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 04, 2020 03:30
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Wolves of Eden

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Peeler

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Irregulars: A Sean O'Keefe ...

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