1960- ; b. Ballsbridge. Co. Dublin; lived as child in tenement; ed. Ballymun
Comprehensive; leaving Certificate; emig. London, mid. 1980s; settled
at Peckham Tower Blocks; entered [drug] rehab. centre in Birmingham after
his wife and children fled back to Dublin; sent typescript of Any Other
Time to Mick OBrien, prop. of O’Brien Press, Dublin (who died
during editing); attended university creative writing program; wrote Slow
Puncture, a second novel, in Crete; published by Brandon, 1999; Any
Other Time afterwards published by Brandon; living in Stroud; currently
studying for Masters degree.
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Shirley Kelly How To Turn Your Life Around, feature interview,
Books Ireland, May 2000, pp.135.