Miceál Kearney

Miceál Kearney; 36. Living and working on the family farm in South Galway. Writing mostly poetry and plays. Published in Ireland, U.K, America and broadcast on the radio in Australia and read at various festivals from Vilenica in Slovenia; The Pulse in Brighton; The Green Mills Room, Chicago; the Cúirt festival in Galway and the Electric Picnic, which was sponsored by Poetry Ireland. Winner of multiple poetry grand slams. Short-listed for the 2007 Cinnamon Press Poetry and Short Story Award. Selected for the 2009 Poetry Ireland Introduction Series. Doire Press published his debut collection; Inheritance in 2008. His second collection; The Inexperienced Midwife was published by Arlen House in 2016. In 2013 he wrote and directed his debut play; Never Ending Wild Stories for the inaugural Claremorris Drama Fringe Festival. Since then 2 more of his plays; Incestors and Make Me have been staged.