Our Team

Brendan Mac Evilly, Editor & Creative Producer

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 O’Brien, Publisher, Creative Director

Kevin is a graphic designer with a focus in publication design. His passion for Irish culture is enhanced with the telling of stories, photos and illustrations through Holy Show publication. Kevin’s many interests include well-designed books and magazines, food, art, architecture, and Irish traditional music.

Shannon Herring, Assoc. Publisher, Designer

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, Assistant Editor

Peter McNamara is a writer from Dublin. His story ‘The New Place’ was runner-up for the 2018 Francis MacManus Award. He is currently working on his first collection of stories. He also works as a community journalist and freelance events manager.