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Issue 9 Bios

Catherine O’Brien

Catherine O’Brien – Is file agus scrĂ­bhneoir dhĂĄtheangach Ă­ Catherine O’Brien. Thosaigh sĂ­ ag scrĂ­obh don chĂ©ad uair le linn na paindĂ©ime. Ó shin tĂĄ sĂ­ foilsithe i gclĂł in IrisComhar agus i bhfoilseachĂĄin Ă©agsĂșla ar lĂ­ne. TĂĄ suim ar leith aici i dteangacha agus litrĂ­ocht chomhaimseartha. Dul i dteagmhĂĄil lĂ©i @abairrud2021.

CE Ó hAodhagáin

CE Ó hAodhagĂĄin – Mac lĂ©inn le Gaeilge – Teanga, LitrĂ­ocht agus AistriĂșchĂĄn sa CholĂĄiste Ollscoile, Baile Átha Cliath agus ball den chomharghrĂșpa Aerach.Aiteach.Gaelach is ea CE Ó hAodhagĂĄin a scrĂ­obhann prĂłs agus filĂ­ocht araon.

GearĂłidĂ­n Nic CĂĄrthaigh

GearĂłidĂ­n Nic CĂĄrthaigh – TĂĄ GearĂłidĂ­n Nic CĂĄrthaigh ag cur fĂșithi in Iarthar ChorcaĂ­. ScrĂ­obhann sĂ­ splancscĂ©alta, gearrscĂ©alta agus dĂĄnta i nGaeilge agus i mBĂ©arla. TĂĄ saothar dĂĄ cuid foilsithe in irisleabhair Ă©agsĂșla – Comhar, Splonk, Ó BhĂ©al, Channel Magazine, Poetry Ireland Review, The Waxed Lemon agus HOWL ina measc. @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 ĆŒtepoti 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.

RĂłisĂ­n McIntosh

RĂłisĂ­n 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

Seán Ó Dubhda

SeĂĄn Ó Dubhda – Is Aistritheoir, EagarthĂłir agus ScrĂ­bhneoir Ă© SeĂĄn Ó Dubhda. TĂĄ cĂłnaĂ­ air i nGaeltacht na MĂ­.

Seán Ó Muireagáin

SeĂĄn Ó MuireagĂĄin – scrĂ­bhneoir, ceoltĂłir, aisteoir.