Gerard Beirne

Gerard Beirne has published six books of fiction and poetry. He has been shortlisted three times for awards in fiction: this year for the BGE Irish Book Awards Short Story of the Year Award; in 2015 for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award for his collection of stories In a Time of Drought and Hunger (Oberon Press, 2014); and in 2004 for the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award for his 2003 novel The Eskimo in the Net.