Brendan is the author of At Swim: A Book About The Sea (Collins Press). His writing has appeared in The Irish Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Stinging Fly, The Honest Ulsterman, and We Are Dublin among others. He has worked in the publishing industry in Ireland and the UK, and for the Irish Writers Centre in Dublin. He’s the founder and former owner of CreativeCareers.ie, and currently works for Words Ireland, a collective of Irish literature resource organisations.
Kevin is a graphic designer with a passionate focus in publication design. His passion for Irish culture is enhanced with the telling of stories, photos and illustrations through Holy Show publications. He was co-publisher of Éirways magazine. Kevin’s many interests include well-designed books and magazines, food, art, architecture, and his love of Irish traditional music.
Shannon comes from a diverse background in performing, arts management and production. She received her Master’s in Arts Policy and Practice at the NUIG Huston School for Film & Digital Media in Galway, Ireland and currently works in branding and publication design.
Peter McNamara is a writer from Dublin. His story ‘The New Place’ won 2nd in the 2018 Francis MacManus Awards. He has won development awards from the Arts Council of Ireland and of Northern Ireland. He also works as a community journalist, a freelance editor, and as a production manager. As a singer/musician, he has performed on the main stages of Electric Picnic, Oxegen, Forbidden Fruit, and in venues across Ireland and the UK. He is currently writing his first novel.