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My First LitHub Byline

For LitHub, I wrote about my friend, Noelle, who died at 21; facing buried grief; emigration and leaving our mother city of Dublin; the haunt of past trespasses; the Irish rock band #Bagatelle; the slipperiness of memory; and the great … Continue reading

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New essay on Crime Reads

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How Not to Love Them

My deep thanks to Booth for publishing an excerpt from my forthcoming novel, Sing, I, which comes out on April 15. If you can find the time to read, I hope you enjoy.

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Alta Journal’s got its eyes on SING, I

I’m a longtime fan of all things Alta helmed by Blaise Zerega and enriched by one of my favorite contributors there Anita Felicelli. A consistently class act, the California-centered journal delivers a wealth of cultural and literary contributions. So I … Continue reading

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Sing, I’s Official Trailer

Okay, it’s not the big screen, but Sing, I has a trailer that can be viewed on full-screen. I’m inching ever closer to my dream of my work becoming a film or TV series. At least that’s what I’m telling … Continue reading

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After Failure

My deep thanks to hosts Grant Faulkner and Brooke Warner for including me on their excellent, inspirational podcast Write-minded. I talk about failure, perseverance, book sales, wrestling with self-doubt, and my advice for my younger self. Thanks for taking a … Continue reading

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My imagination is rooted in Ireland

Thank you Martha Brennan for this feature at the Irish Star.

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Goodreads Giveaway

Enter here to win a signed, advance print copy of my second novel Sing, I: the story of one woman’s path to rediscovering herself through music, romance, and a little vigilantism. Inside Half Moon Bay, a sparkling California coastal town, … Continue reading

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Book Cover Reveal

I’m pleased to reveal the cover for my second novel Sing, I as designed by Morgan Krehbiel (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, April 15, 2024). Preorders are a huge help to authors and Sing, I is currently 40% off on the publisher’s website … Continue reading

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Bay Area Book Festival 2023

Another stellar annual Bay Area Book Festival on offer this weekend. I’ve been holed up for what feels like an age and look forward to catching up with old (and new!) friends while attending as many of these great events … Continue reading

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