Writing & Literature



I grew up in a small town close to the border in Donegal. Spending most of my life in the Irish countryside has influenced my style of writing with a strong sense of place. My nonfiction focuses on complex relationships with family and being nine thousand miles away from them and the place I called home for twenty years. I decided to move to Perth, Australia in the middle of my final year of college, switching to the online version of the course. Growing up in a working-class household, travelling to the other side of the world and working various part-time jobs along the way has led to a mountain of stories I want to tell.

My non-fiction consists of issues I have personally experienced laid bare using scene rather than reflection. My nonfiction piece explores issues that so many young people face such as addiction, being away from home for the first time and of course family and relationship issues.
My nonfiction attempts to make sense of the world as I see it. My short stories attempt to distract from the world when things don’t make sense.