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If you are looking for me on social media, I am afraid you’re out of luck! I deleted all my social media accounts in August 2020. For many years, I enjoyed being on Twitter and interacting with readers and writers.

The Puffin Book of Big Dreams

A new anthology, THE PUFFIN BOOK OF BIG DREAMS, is published today to celebrate 80 years of Puffin, the children’s imprint of Penguin Books. It includes new work by many terrific writers for young people, including a new piece that

Then and Now

I took part in RTÉ Television’s ‘Shine’ programme on 29th August, along with a host of Irish writers, musicians and singers. The programme was commissioned to bring the Arts back to an audience after the long period of Covid-19 lockdown.

Coronavirus Poems

I wrote some parody poems about the Coronavirus and published them in The Irish Times today. A Recently Unearthed Emily Dickinson Poem Because I could not step outside – Outside stepped in for me – My body shook and coughed