Helena Close, from Limerick, has published three novels, Pinhead Duffy, The Cut of Love, and The Clever One. Pinhead Duffy was adapted for stage through Pulse – the Theatre Legacy of City of Culture. She has been awarded two Arts Council Bursaries for work on a novel and collection of short stories.
Niamh Donnelly is an MA student of Creative Writing. Her short stories have been shortlisted for the SMEDIAS Short Story of the Year, longlisted for the Fish Short Story Prize and published in Icarus Magazine. She is still waiting for Godot.
Linda Fennelly is an MA student of Creative Writing and the recipient of a UL Riverdream Scholarship. She started creative writing while studying English in UCD.