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Issue 9 Bios

Catherine O’Brien

Catherine O‚ÄôBrien – Is file agus scr√≠bhneoir dh√°theangach √≠ Catherine O‚ÄôBrien. Thosaigh s√≠ ag scr√≠obh don ch√©ad uair le linn na paind√©ime. √ď shin t√° s√≠ foilsithe i gcl√≥ in IrisComhar agus i bhfoilseach√°in √©ags√ļla ar l√≠ne. T√° suim ar leith aici i dteangacha agus litr√≠ocht chomhaimseartha. Dul i dteagmh√°il l√©i @abairrud2021.

CE √ď hAodhag√°in

CE √ď hAodhag√°in – Mac l√©inn le Gaeilge – Teanga, Litr√≠ocht agus Aistri√ļch√°n sa Chol√°iste Ollscoile, Baile √Ātha Cliath agus ball den chomharghr√ļpa Aerach.Aiteach.Gaelach is ea CE √ď hAodhag√°in a scr√≠obhann pr√≥s agus fil√≠ocht araon.

Gearóidín Nic Cárthaigh

T√° Gear√≥id√≠n Nic C√°rthaigh ag cur f√ļithi in Iarthar Chorca√≠. Scr√≠obhann s√≠ splancsc√©alta, gearrsc√©alta agus d√°nta. T√° saothar d√° cuid foilsithe in iris√≠ √©ags√ļla. Is √© Geansaithe M√≥ra an ch√©ad chnuasach √≥na peann. @GearoidinC

Jude Higgins

Jude Higgins‘ flashfiction is published widely in magazines and anthologies. She runs Bath Flash Fiction Award, and directs the short short fiction press, Ad Hoc Fiction and Flash Fiction Festivals, UK. Her flash fiction chapbook, The Chemist’s House was published in 2017.

Karen Jones

Karen Jones has won first prize in the Cambridge Flash Prize, Flash 500 and Reflex Fiction. She is Special Features Editor at New Flash Fiction Review and an editor for National Flash Fiction Day anthology. Her Novella-in-Flash, When It’s Not Called Making Love, is published by Ad Hoc Fiction.

Kinneson Lalor

Kinneson Lalor is an Australian mathematician and writer living in Cambridge, UK. Her work has appeared in Magma, HAD, Best Microfiction, among others. @KinnesonLalor

Liv Norman

Liv Norman is a writer of short fiction and lives in Surrey, UK, with her husband and three children. Flash fiction credits in Retreat West, NFFD Anthology, Paragraph Planet; previous winner of Writer’s Forum Short Story Competition. Sometimes found on Twitter @LivNorman77

Marie-Louise McGuinness

Marie-Louise McGuinness comes from a wonderfully neurodiverse household in rural Northern. She has work published or forthcoming in Roi Faineant Press, Bending Genres, Intrepidus Ink and The Airgonaut amongst others. She enjoys writing from a sensory perspective.

Michelle Elvy

Michelle Elvy is a writer and editor in ŇĆtepoti Dunedin, on the South Island of Aotearoa New Zealand. Her books include the everrumble (2019) and the other side of better (2021), and she has recently co-edited, among others, the anthologies A Kind of Shelter: Whakaruru-taha (2023), A Cluster of Lights: 52 Writers Then and Now (2023) and Breach of All Size: Small stories on Ulysses, love and Venice (2022). Founder of National Flash Fiction Day NZ and Flash Frontier: An Adventure in Short Fiction, Michelle also teaches online at 52|250 A Year of Writing. More at

Nancy Freund

Nancy Freund – An American-Brit in Switzerland, Nancy Freund writes novels, essays, poetry, and flash. She has pieces in Jellyfish Review, Hobart, Largehearted Boy, among others. @nancyfreund

Nick Black

Nick Black‘s writing has been published in lit mags including Okay Donkey, Splonk, Lost Balloon, Ellipsis Zine and Jellyfish Review. His debut collection ‘Positive and Negative’ was published by Ad Hoc Fiction in 2022.

Richard Williams

Richard Williams (@richardw65) lives in Portsmouth, with his wife and diabetic cat. Poems in a wide range of publications, also on radio and in film. A first collection, Landings, was published by Dempsey & Windle in 2018. He occasionally blogs at

Rick White

Rick White lives and writes in Manchester, UK. His debut short fiction collection, ‘Talking to Ghosts at Parties’ is available now via Storgy Books.

Róisín McIntosh

R√≥is√≠n McIntosh is a writer of short fiction working from the Blackstairs in Co. Carlow. She has an MA in Anglo-Irish Literature and is completing diplomas in Creative Writing – prose and poetry. She can be found at and on Twitter at @roisinmcintosh

Sasha Brown

Sasha Brown lives near Boston. He’s got work in Prime Number, Pithead Chapel and the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. He can be found on twitter and online at

Se√°n √ď Dubhda

Se√°n √ď Dubhda – Is Aistritheoir, Eagarth√≥ir agus Scr√≠bhneoir √© Se√°n √ď Dubhda. T√° c√≥na√≠ air i nGaeltacht na M√≠.

Se√°n √ď Muireag√°in

Se√°n √ď Muireag√°in – scr√≠bhneoir, ceolt√≥ir, aisteoir.